Agence France-PresseNovember 22, 2013 10:16
US stocks Friday opened mixed following the prior day's surge, after a report showed that business confidence in Germany, Europe's largest economy, rose to an 18-month high.
Five minutes into trade, the Dow Jones Industrial Average dipped 18.43 points (0.12 percent) to 15,991.56. The Dow closed Thursday above 16,000 for the first time, its latest in a series of landmarks signifying the bull run of 2013.
The broad-based S&P 500 inched up 0.43 (0.02 percent) to 1,796.28, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index rose 10.23 (0.26 percent) to 3,979.39.