Stocks Open Higher

Energy stocks gain as oil prices rise

Stocks opened higher on Friday as energy stocks led the way on higher oil prices. Texas Instruments (TXN ) raised its earnings outlook, but any gains in semiconductors were offset by Intel, which maintained the midpoint of its third-quarter guidance. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 19.83 points, or 0.19%, to 10,615.76. The broader Standard & Poor's 500 index was up 3.24 points, or 0.26%, to 1,234.91. The tech-heavy Nasdaq composite index fell 0.72 points, or 0.03%, to 2,166.75.

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