U.S. Stocks Edge Higher Ahead Of Trump News Conference

By Anora Mahmudova Markets MarketWatch Pulse

U.S. stocks were marginally higher shortly after the opening bell Wednesday as investors remained on the sidelines ahead of a much-anticipated news conference from President-elect Donald Trump. The S&P 500 was flat at 2,268, hovering near its all-time closing high set last week. The Nasdaq Composite edged further into record territory, trading a points higher at 5,553. The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 23 points or 0.1%, to 19,876.

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