U.S. Stocks Open Flat After Strong Earnings

By Joseph AdinolfiMarketsMarketWatch Pulse

U.S. stocks opened flat Monday, with the main benchmarks trading near record highs as strong second-quarter earnings bolstered demand for U.S. shares. The S&P 500 gained 1 point, or less than 0.1%, to 2,162. The Dow shed 5 points, or less than 0.1%, to 18,515. The Nasdaq Composite added 6 points, or 0.1%, to 5,035. Bank of America shares edged higher after the company reported second-quarter results. Investors are looking ahead to results from Netflix after the bell.

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