U.S. Stocks Open Slightly Higher As Fed Prepares To Meet

By Anora MahmudovaMarketWatch Pulse

U.S. stocks opened marginally higher, as investors remained cautious ahead of the start of the Federal Reserve's much-anticipated two-day meeting. The S&P 500 opened 5 points, or 0.3%, higher at 1,983. The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 45 points, or 0.3%, to 16,645 at the open. The Nasdaq Composite began the day up 8 points, or 0.2% at 4,869.

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