U.S. stocks opened higher on Wednesday with the benchmark S&P 500 eyeing a second up day in a row after halting a four-session losing streak. Trading volumes are expected to be low as bond markets and banks are closed in observance of Veterans Day. The S&P 500 opened 4 points, or 0.2%, higher at 2,085. The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 34 points, or 0.2%, to 17,797. The Nasdaq Composite began the day up 13 points, or 0.3%, at 5,096.
Copyright © 2015 MarketWatch, Inc.
Continue Reading Below