Jan 5 U.S. stocks opened lower for the first
time in the new year on Thursday due to a drop in financials as
investors assess economic data and the Federal Reserve's
thoughts on President-elect Donald Trump's policies.
At 9:38 a.m. EDT, the Dow Jones Industrial Average
was down 8.72 points, or 0.04 percent, at 19,933.44, the S&P 500
was down 1.39 points, or 0.06 percent, at 2,269.36 and
the Nasdaq Composite index was up 8.07 points, or 0.15
percent, at 5,485.07.
(Reporting by Yashaswini Swamynathan in Bengaluru; Editing by