U.S. stocks open mostly higher after brutal week for markets


U.S. stocks opened higher on Friday but still remained at their lowest levels since late 2020 after a brutal wipeout that sheared more than $2 trillion off the value of S&P 500 stocks. The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.34% shed 10 points, or 0.1%, to trade at 29,946, remaining below the 30,000 threshold. The S&P 500 SPX, +0.69% gained 12.8 points, or 0.4%, to 3,679. The Nasdaq Composite COMP, +1.40% gained 73 points, or 0.7%, to 10,719. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell spoke earlier, but didn’t say much about monetary policy. A reading on U.S. industrial production came in at 0.2% growth in May, it’s fifth straight month of growth. Still, the number underperformed expectations.

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