Wall Street kicks off May trading with gains

FILE PHOTO: The Wall Street sign is pictured at the New York Stock exchange (NYSE) in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S.

Wall Street’s main indexes opened higher on Monday after a week of largely upbeat earnings, with investors awaiting data to gauge the pace of the country’s economic recovery.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) rose 30.04 points, or 0.09%, at the open to 33,904.89.

The S&P 500 (.SPX) opened higher by 10.81 points, or 0.26%, at 4,191.98, while the Nasdaq Composite (.IXIC) gained 69.09 points, or 0.49%, to 14,031.77 at the opening bell.

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