U.S. Stocks Open Higher As Oil Jumps

By Markets MarketWatch Pulse

U.S. stocks opened higher on Friday, lifted by a rebound in oil prices. The main indexes were still on track to finish the week with modest losses. The S&P 500 climbed 11 points, or 0.6%, to 2,053. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 100 points, or 0.6%, to 17,640. Meanwhile, the Nasdaq Composite advanced 32 points, or 0.7%, to 4,880 at the open.

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