US STOCKS SNAPSHOT - Wall St opens higher after Syria action delay
NEW YORK, Sept 3
NEW YORK, Sept 3 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose at the open on Tuesday after U.S. President Barack Obama opted to seek congressional authorization for military action against Syria, a move that was likely to delay any strike for at least several days.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 74.18 points or 0.5 percent, to 14,884.49, the S&P 500 gained 13.84 points or 0.85 percent, to 1,646.81 and the Nasdaq Composite added 39.757 points or 1.11 percent, to 3,629.625.
- Obama and Castro shake hands, Zuma humiliated at Mandela memorial |
- Google bus blocked in San Francisco gentrification protest
- Reporter can keep sources secret in Colorado theater shooting: court
- Couple, four children missing in Nevada found safe in canyon
- Regulators seek to curb Wall St. trades with Volcker rule |