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US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens higher on upbeat start to earnings

Oct 15 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened higher on Tuesday, as strong earnings reports from JPMorgan Chase, UnitedHealth and Johnson & Johnson allayed concerns about the fallout from a prolonged U.S.-China trade war on corporate America.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 23.84 points, or 0.09%, at the open to 26,811.20.

The S&P 500 opened higher by 7.46 points, or 0.25%, at 2,973.61. The Nasdaq Composite gained 26.20 points, or 0.33%, to 8,074.85 at the opening bell. (Reporting by Sagarika Jaisinghani in Bengaluru; Editing by Sriraj Kalluvila)

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