U.S. stocks open mixed, with Dow heading for slight weekly loss

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U.S. stocks opened mixed Friday as investors awaited economic data on U.S. manufacturing and services. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.1% soon after the opening bell, while the S&P 500 edged up less than 0.1% and the Nasdaq Composite slipped 0.1%, according to FactSet data, at last check. This morning investors will see flash readings from S&P Global’s purchasing managers’ indexes on U.S. services and manufacturing. For the week, the Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq are on track for modest declines, FactSet data show, at last check.

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