U.S. Stocks Open Slightly Higher As Draghi Hints At More Stimulus

U.S. stocks opened slightly higher Thursday, on track to trim losses from the prior session, after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi hinted at more monetary stimulus. The S&P 500 opened 0.1% higher at 1,859; the Dow industrials climbed were unchanged at to 4,472; the Nasdaq Composite gained 0.1% to 4,476. Stocks have been extremely volatile in recent sessions as oil prices have plunged, dragging down energy shares.

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