US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-U.S. stocks open lower ahead of Fed minutes
May 18 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened lower on Wednesday as a fall in Target and Wal-Mart Stores weighed ahead of the release of minutes from the Federal Reserve's April meeting.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 32.32 points, or 0.18 percent, to 17,497.66, the S&P 500 lost 4.25 points, or 0.21 percent, to 2,042.96 and the Nasdaq composite dropped 7.45 points, or 0.16 percent, to 4,708.29. (Reporting by Tanya Agrawal; Editing by Don Sebastian)
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