(Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened higher on Tuesday as the prospect of talks between North Korea and the United States and increasing resistance to President Donald Trump’s proposed metals tariffs encouraged risk appetite among investors. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in Manhattan, New York City, U.S., March 2, 2018. REUTERS/Andrew KellyThe Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 108.53 points, or 0.44 percent, to 24,983.29. The S&P 500 gained 10.17 points, or 0.37 percent, to 2,731.11. The Nasdaq Composite added 35.81 points, or 0.49 percent, to 7,366.51. Reporting by Sruthi Shankar in Bengaluru; Editing by Sriraj KalluvilaOur Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles.
Though not the oldest form of currency, some form of shell money appears to have been found on almost every continent. The shell most widely used worldwide as currency was the shell of Cypraea moneta, the money cowry.