US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Nasdaq, S&P 500 open higher on positive forecasts from Apple, Amazon
The Nasdaq and the S&P 500 opened higher on Friday as positive forecasts from Apple and Amazon indicated resilience in mega-cap companies to survive an economic downturn, with hopes of a less aggressive monetary policy boosting sentiment.
The S&P 500 opened higher by 14.90 points, or 0.37%, at 4,087.33, while the Nasdaq Composite gained 77.10 points, or 0.63%, to 12,239.69 at the opening bell.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 14.01 points, or 0.04%, at the open to 32,515.62.
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