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Stocks open with modest gains; Dow sees triple-digit rise

U.S. stocks opened flat to slightly higher Wednesday, a day after a rally that left major indexes near all-time highs as investors looked past rising U.S.-China trade tensions to remain focused on strong economic fundamentals. The S&P 500 rose 0.2% to 2,910.61, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained around 104 points to trade near 26,350, a gain of 0.4%. The Nasdaq Composite was up 0.2% at 7,970.27.