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Wall Street Stocks Open Mixed as Oil Tumbles

A screen above the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange shows the closing number for the Dow Jones industrial average, Friday, Oct. 31, 2014. U.S. stocks ended October solidly higher, up 2.3 percent. The Dow Jones industrial average capped the rally by rising 195.10 points, or 1.1 percent, to end at 17,390.52 on Friday. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
A screen above the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange shows the closing number for the Dow Jones industrial average, Friday, Oct. 31, 2014. U.S. stocks ended October solidly higher, up 2.3 percent. The Dow Jones industrial average capped the rally by rising 195.10 points, or 1.1 percent, to end at 17,390.52 on Friday. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

NEW YORK—U.S. stocks are opening mixed as tumbling oil prices weigh on energy shares but give a lift to airlines and delivery companies. The Dow...




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Retailers posted solid gains Monday ahead of the holiday shopping season. Coach rose 2.6 percent after analysts at Stifel said the company was on the right track to strengthen its brand.

Big phone company stocks fell. Verizon lost 1.4 percent and AT&T declined 1.6 percent.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index gained six points, or 0.3 percent, to 2,069.

The Dow Jones industrial average edged up seven points, less than 0.1 percent, to 17,817. The Nasdaq composite rose 41 points, or 0.9 percent, to 4,754.

The Dow and S&P 500 are at record highs.

Trading volume was light ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday Thursday.

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