US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens with slight gains after ECB action

NEW YORK, Sept 4 Thu Sep 4, 2014 9:36am EDT

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NEW YORK, Sept 4 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened slightly higher on Thursday, after the European Central Bank cut interest rates to record lows and a flurry of economic data indicated the U.S. economy was steadily improving.

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 16.06 points or 0.09 percent, to 17,094.34, the S&P 500 gained 2.31 points or 0.12 percent, to 2,003.03 and the Nasdaq Composite added 9.15 points or 0.2 percent, to 4,581.71. (Reporting by Ryan Vlastelica; Editing by Bernadette Baum)

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