U.S. stocks opened mostly lower on Monday, though modest gains in the technology sector pushed the Nasdaq Composite into positive territory shortly after the opening bell. The S&P 500 was off by 2 points, or 0.1%, to 2,423. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 32 points, or 0.2%, to 21,382. The Nasdaq Composite index was up by 2 points, or less than 0.1%, to 6,155. Among top gainers, HP Inc. shares jumped after analysts at Mizuho Securities upgraded the stock to buy from neutral and raised its target target.
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