U.S. stocks opened slightly higher Wednesday, rebounding slightly from the previous day's sharp slump as oil futures continued to decline. On Wednesday, the S&P 500 opened 2 points, or 0.1%, higher at 2,129. The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 15 points, or 0.1%, to 18,085. And the Nasdaq Composite rise 18 points, or 0.4%, to 5,175. On the corporate front, shares of Monsanto Co. rose 0.7% after Bayer AG raised its offer for the U.S. seeds major to $128 a share. Both companies have approved the deal, they said on Wednesday.
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