U.S. stocks opened slightly higher on Monday, with investors treading cautiously and waiting for the next big catalyst to jolt the markets. The main indexes finished last week lower. The S&P 500 opened 6 points, or 0.3%, higher at 2,388. The Nasdaq Composite was up 19 points, or 0.3%, to 6,103 at the open. The Dow Jones Industrial Average began the session up 74 points, or 0.4%, at 20,878. Among the best performers on Wall Street, Ford Motor Company rose more 1.5% after the carmaker replaced its chief executive Mark Fields with Jim Hackett.
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