US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens flat; pending home sales due
NEW YORK Dec 30 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened flat in what is expected to be holiday-thinned trading on Monday, on the heels of the best two-week advance for the S&P 500 in five months and ahead of data on the housing market.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 17.46 points or 0.11 percent, to 16,495.87, the S&P 500 gained 0.69 points or 0.04 percent, to 1,842.09 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 4.219 points or 0.1 percent, to 4,152.375.
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