US STOCKS-Wall St turn positive after weak start as tech rebounds
* Oil prices reverse course to trade lower
* Viacom lower after revenue misses estimates
* Regeneron Pharma hit by weak sales forecast
* Dow down 0.1 pct, S&P up 0.15 pct, Nasdaq up 0.68 pct (Updates to open)
By Abhiram Nandakumar
Feb 9 (Reuters) - Wall Street eked out small gains in early trading on Tuesday, easing off a lower opening, as a drop in energy and financial stocks was offset by a rebound in the technology sector.
Six of the 10 major S&P sectors were lower, led by a 0.9 percent rise in the technology sector.
Facebook and Alphabet were both up about 2 percent. Microsoft was up 1.2 percent. The stocks, all of which fell heavily in the past two days, were giving the biggest boost to the S&P and the Nasdaq.
U.S. stocks have taken a beating for the better part of this year on increasing concerns of a sustained slowdown in global economic growth and falling oil prices. Continuación...