US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-S&P 500 dips at open as labor market rebound falters

13 Aug 2020 / 21:37 H.

    Aug 13 (Reuters) - The S&P 500 and Dow indexes dipped at the open on Thursday as weekly jobless claims fell below 1 million last week, but that was likely due to the expiration of a $600 weekly jobless supplement that discouraged some from filing claims.

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 54.33 points, or 0.19%, at the open to 27,922.51 and the S&P 500 opened lower by 7.40 points, or 0.22%, at 3,372.95.

    The Nasdaq Composite gained 14.62 points, or 0.13%, to 11,026.86 at the opening bell. (Reporting by Medha Singh in Bengaluru; editing by Uttaresh.V)

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