U.S. Stocks Open Higher As Oil Attempts To Stabilize

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U.S. stocks opened higher on Thursday, rebounding somewhat from their biggest losses in three months. Crude oil prices -one trigger for Wall Street's sharp selloff-attempted to stabilize. The S&P 500 opened 6 points, or 0.3%, higher at 1,896. The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 75 points, or 0.5%, to 16,224. Meanwhile, the Nasdaq Composite began the day up 21 points, or 0.5%, at 4,546.

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