Wall Street edges up at open; Greece eyed

by Blogburger on June 14, 2012

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock ExchangeNEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks edged up at the open on Thursday as investors brushed off a weak read on the labor market as uncertainty ahead of elections in Greece continued to be the overriding factor in equities. The Dow Jones industrial average gained 28.83 points, or 0.23 percent, to 12,525.21. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index added 2.85 points, or 0.22 percent, to 1,317.73. The Nasdaq Composite Index rose 1.28 points, or 0.05 percent, to 2,819.89. (Reporting By Chuck Mikolajczak, editing by Dave Zimmerman)



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