U.S. Stocks Open Lower As Greece Talks Continue

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U.S. stocks opened weaker on Friday as investors remained cautious ahead of U.S. PMI data and the outcome of a key meeting between Greece and Eurogroup ministers. The main indexes were on track to finish the holiday-shortened week roughly where they started it. The S&P 500 opened 4 points, or 0.2%, lower at 2,093. The Dow Jones Industrial Average began the session down 40 points, or 0.2%, to 17,946. The Nasdaq Composite was off by a point at 4,923. The tech-heavy index was set for modest weekly gains.

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