July 13 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks were flat on Friday, as gains in technology stocks offset losses in banks, as the three big Wall Street banks kicked off what is expected to be a strong corporate earnings season.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1.18 points, or 0.00 percent, at the open to 24,926.07.
The S&P 500 opened lower by 1.36 points, or 0.05 percent, at 2,796.93. The Nasdaq Composite gained 3.71 points, or 0.05 percent, to 7,827.62 at the opening bell. (Reporting by Amy Caren Daniel in Bengaluru)