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

By Ellie Ismailidou Markets MarketWatch Pulse

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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