November 25, 2009 / 2:48 PM / 8 years ago

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens higher after jobless data

NEW YORK, Nov 25 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose at the open on Wednesday, buoyed by stronger-than-expected data on the labor market, but gains were capped by an unexpected fall in durable goods orders.

The Dow Jones industrial average .DJI was up 3.18 points, or 0.03 percent, at 10,436.89. The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index .SPX rose 0.51 points, or 0.05 percent, at 1,106.16. The Nasdaq Composite Index .IXIC added 4.26 points, or 0.20 percent, at 2,173.44.

(Reporting by Angela Moon; editing by Jeffrey Benkoe)

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