Thursday, August 22 15:46:46
U.S. stocks opened slightly higher today after upbeat data from the world's top economies more than offset lingering uncertainty over the Federal Reserve's asset-buying stimulus.
The Dow Jones industrial average was up 1.92 points, or 0.01 percent, at 14,899.47. The Standard and Poor's 500 Index was up 3.64 points, or 0.22 percent, at 1,646.44. The Nasdaq Composite Index was up 14.91 points, or 0.41 percent, at 3,614.70.