US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St edges up at open as caution remains

Reuters

NEW YORK, Oct 4 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened slightlyhigher on Friday, though the uncertain outcome of a partial U.S.government shutdown continued to worry investors.

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 5.13 points, or0.03 percent, to 15,001.61, the S&P 500 gained 0.98points, or 0.06 percent, to 1,679.64 and the Nasdaq Composite added 3.226 points, or 0.09 percent, to 3,777.569.

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