US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-S&P 500, Nasdaq slip at open as retail earnings kick off

Aug 16 (Reuters) – The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq opened lower on Tuesday as investors assessed results from retailers Walmart and Home Depot, while signs of a slowing global economy continued to keep markets on edge.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 11.91 points, or 0.04%, at the open to 33,924.35.

The S&P 500 opened lower by 6.68 points, or 0.16%, at 4,290.46, while the Nasdaq Composite dropped 45.41 points, or 0.35%, to 13,082.64 at the opening bell. (Reporting by Bansari Mayur Kamdar in Bengaluru; Editing by Shounak Dasgupta)

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