US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Market opens up, S&P faces resistance

 NEW YORK, April 4 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose on Monday,
with the S&P 500 facing a level where selling has clustered in
recent sessions.
 S&P 500 has traded in a tight range below 1,333. The
benchmark has been unable to close above that level since
mid-February, although the index briefly pierced it on Friday.
 The Dow Jones industrial average (.DJI: Quote, Profile, Research) gained 10.22
points, or 0.08 percent, to 12,386.94. The Standard & Poor's
500 Index (.SPX: Quote, Profile, Research) gained 2.35 points, or 0.18 percent, to
1,334.76. The Nasdaq Composite Index (.IXIC: Quote, Profile, Research) gained 7.52
points, or 0.27 percent, to 2,797.12.
 (Editing by Kenneth Barry)

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Market opens up, S&P faces resistance