US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St edges up after weak inflation data

Reuters

NEW YORK, Oct 29 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks edged up at theopen on Tuesday after data showed a dip in producer prices lastmonth, which should support continuing an easy monetary policyby the Federal Reserve.

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 37.66 points or0.24 percent, to 15,606.59, the S&P 500 gained 4.63points or 0.26 percent, to 1,766.74 and the Nasdaq Composite added 14.457 points or 0.37 percent, to 3,954.585.

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