U.S. Stocks Open Lower As Oil Dips

By Markets MarketWatch Pulse

U.S. stocks opened lower on Thursday amid lower oil prices and fear-driven action in currency markets. The S&P 500 declined 10 points, or 0.5%, at 2,056. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 93 points, or 0.5%, to 17,623. Meanwhile, the Nasdaq Composite fell 30 points, or 0.6%, to 4,890 at the open.

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