US STOCKS-Wall St propped up by tech stocks
* Alphabet up on JPMorgan price-target raise
* Oil prices drop 2.8 pct, dollar index rises
* Indexes up: Dow 0.14 pct, S&P 0.09 pct, Nasdaq 0.2 pct (Updates to open)
By Yashaswini Swamynathan
Sept 27 (Reuters) - Wall Street was higher for the first time in three days on Tuesday as a rise in technology stocks helped offset losses in energy shares.
Google parent Alphabet rose 0.7 percent after JPMorgan raised its price target on the stock, driving the S&P 500 technology index up 0.4 percent.
However, oil prices fell 2.8 percent to $46.05 as hopes for a deal to cut output faded. The S&P 500 energy index dropped 1.22 percent.
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