U.S. Stocks Climb After Jobs, Trade Data

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U.S. stocks opened higher on Wednesday as investors digested private-sector jobs report and trade deficit data. The S&P 500 opened 2 points, or 0.1%, higher at 2,110. The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 16 points, or 0.1%, to 18,000. The Nasdaq Composite began the session up 23 points, or 0.2%, at 5,089.

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