U.S. Stocks Open Slightly Higher Amid Deals, Earnings

By MarketWatch Pulse

U.S. stocks opened slightly higher on Monday as investors weighed mixed earnings reports and deal news, while awaiting data. The S&P 500 opened 2 points, or 0.1%, higher at 2,081. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was flat 17,659 at the open. The Nasdaq Composite began the day up 10 points, or 0.2%, at 5,065.

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