Dow erases 2020 loss as stocks open slightly higher

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Stocks opened with modest gains Friday as investors continued to weigh the implications of a Federal Reserve policy shift announced a day earlier. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 45 points, or 0.2%, at 28,537, erasing the blue-chip gauge’s year-to-date decline. The S&P 500 was up 0.3% at 3,494, a day after hitting the latest in a series of record finishes, while the Nasdaq Composite gained 0.6% to 11,692.
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