US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St ticks up on Caterpillar

NEW YORK, April 26 (BestGrowthStock) – The Dow industrials rose at
the open on Monday, led by Caterpillar Inc (CAT.N: ), but
financial shares weighed on the overall market despite a flurry
of merger-and-acquisition activity.

The Dow Jones industrial average (.DJI: ) advanced 26.45
points, or 0.24 percent, to 11,230.73. The Standard & Poor’s
500 Index (.SPX: ) was up 0.94 point, or 0.08 percent, to
1,218.22. The Nasdaq Composite Index (.IXIC: ) added 2.72 points,
or 0.11 percent, to 2,532.87.

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(Editing by Jeffrey Benkoe)

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St ticks up on Caterpillar