Stocks Open Slightly Higher Ahead Of Consumer-confidence Data

By MarketWatch Pulse

U.S. stocks opened higher Tuesday, recovering some of the previous session's steep losses, as investors awaited data on consumer confidence. The S&P 500 rose 2 points, or 0.1%, to 1,886, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 29 points, or 0.2%, to 16,037. The Nasdaq Composite rose 15 points, or 0.3%, to 4,558.

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