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Sept. 22, 2022, 9:33 a.m. EDT

U.S. stocks open mostly lower as investors weigh jobless claims report

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By Christine Idzelis

U.S. stocks opened mixed Thursday as investors weighed economic data showing initial jobless claims rose slightly. The Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.45% was up 0.1% soon after the opening bell, while the S&P 500 /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -0.03% slipped less than 0.1% and the Nasdaq Composite /zigman2/quotes/210598365/realtime COMP -0.52% fell 0.2%, according to FactSet data, at last check. The number of people who applied for unemployment benefits in the week ended Sept. 17 rose by 5,000 to 213,000, according to a report from the Labor Department Thursday. Still, new jobless claims are quite low and the labor market remains strong even as the U.S. economy slows.

/zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime
US : Dow Jones Global
34,347.03
+152.97 +0.45%
Volume: 0.00
Nov. 25, 2022 2:32p
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US : S&P US
4,026.12
-1.14 -0.03%
Volume: 0.00
Nov. 25, 2022 2:32p
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US : Nasdaq
11,226.36
-58.96 -0.52%
Volume: 2.23B
Nov. 25, 2022 4:30p
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