US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens higher on Greece, consumer data

NEW YORK, May 3 (BestGrowthStock) – U.S. stocks (Read more about the stock market today. ) opened higher on
Monday as details of a financial rescue package for Greece
provided relief and data showed a steady rise in consumer
spending.

* U.S. consumer spending increased as expected in March for
a sixth straight month as consumers dipped into their savings,
a government report showed, confirming robust spending growth
in the first quarter. For details, see [ID:nN30104557] Table:
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* The Dow Jones industrial average (.DJI: ) gained 53.96
points, or 0.49 percent, to 11,062.57. The Standard & Poor’s
500 Index (.SPX: ) rose 6.18 points, or 0.52 percent, to
1,192.87. The Nasdaq Composite Index (.IXIC: ) climbed 12.98
points, or 0.53 percent, to 2,474.17.
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(Reporting by Chuck Mikolajczak; Editing by Padraic Cassidy)

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens higher on Greece, consumer data