NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened flat on Monday as investors looked ahead to data on the manufacturing and housing sectors following the worst month for the Dow and S&P 500 indexes since May 2012.
The Dow Jones industrial average was down 14.45 points, or 0.09 percent, at 15,684.40. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index was down 0.66 points, or 0.04 percent, at 1,781.93. The Nasdaq Composite Index was down 1.68 points, or 0.04 percent, at 4,102.20.
Reporting by Ryan Vlastelica; Editing by Bernadette Baum