U.S. Stocks Open Lower Ahead Of Fed Minutes

By Anora MahmudovaMarketWatch Pulse

U.S. stocks opened slightly lower Thursday as investors were cautious ahead of minutes from the Federal Reserve's most recent policy-setting meeting. The Dow Jones Industrial Average looked set to snap a four-day winning streak, opening 50 points, or 0.3%, lower at 16,867. The S&P 500 opened 6 points, or 0.3%, lower at 1,989. The Nasdaq Composite began the day down 20 points, or 0.4%, at 4,770.

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