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US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street opens slightly higher on strong retail earnings

Aug 19 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened slightly higher on Wednesday following positive results from retailers Target and Lowe’s, a day after the S&P 500 completed its fastest recovery from a bear market in history.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 33.19 points, or 0.12%, at the open to 27,811.26.

The S&P 500 opened higher by 2.73 points, or 0.08%, at 3,392.51. The Nasdaq Composite gained 3.96 points, or 0.04%, to 11,214.80 at the opening bell. (Reporting by Ambar Warrick in Bengaluru)

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