US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens up, resistance ahead

lunes 24 de febrero de 2014 10:36 GYT

NEW YORK Feb 24 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened slightly higher on Monday, led by energy and healthcare shares, with the S&P 500 nearing resistance at its record high set last month.

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 47.2 points, or 0.29 percent, to 16,150.5, the S&P 500 gained 5.77 points, or 0.31 percent, to 1,842.02 and the Nasdaq Composite added 14.706 points, or 0.34 percent, to 4,278.116.

The S&P faces technical resistance in the 1,850 area, near its record closing and intraday highs set Jan. 15.