Friday, August 15 15:12:20
U.S. stocks opened higher today, with major indexes on track for a second week of gains, as traders bet there would be no immediate escalation in the tense situations in Ukraine or Iraq.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 31.14 points, or 0.19 percent, to 16,744.72, the S and P 500 gained 4.81 points, or 0.25 percent, to 1,959.99 and the Nasdaq Composite added 26.83 points, or 0.6 percent, to 4,479.83. (Reuters)
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