NEW YORK May 2 U.S. stocks opened mostly flat
on Friday following a payroll report that was much better than
While the report was an encouraging read on the labor
market, investors said Wall Street's gains over the week made
further advances unlikely.
The Dow Jones industrial average was up 7.07 points,
or 0.04 percent, at 16,565.94. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index
was up 0.72 points, or 0.04 percent, at 1,884.40. The
Nasdaq Composite Index was up 9.16 points, or 0.22
percent, at 4,136.62.
For the week, the Dow is up 1.2 percent, the S&P 500 is up
1.1 percent and the Nasdaq is up 1.4 percent.
(Reporting by Ryan Vlastelica; Editing by Bernadette Baum)