U.S. Stocks Open Higher; Dow Turns Positive For The Year

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U.S. stocks opened higher on Wednesday, as a continued rally in oil prices boosted energy shares. The S&P 500 opened 10 points, or 0.5%, higher at 2,090. The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 90 points, or 0.5%, to 17,855. The Nasdaq Composite began the day higher, adding 17 points, or 0.4% to 5,033.

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