U.S. Stocks Open Higher, On Track To Finish Week Lower

By Markets MarketWatch Pulse

U.S. stocks opened slightly higher on Friday but the main indexes were still looking to book modest weekly losses. The S&P 500 was up 8 points, or 0.4%, at 1,901. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 96 points, or 0.6%, to 16,162. Meanwhile, the Nasdaq Composite began the day up 8 points, or 0.2%, at 4,515.

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