U.S. stocks jumped at the open Thursday as investors shrugged off concerns about conflict in the Middle East and focus turned to the pending trade deal between the U.S. and China.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 120 points, 0.4%, to open near 28,865, while the S&P 500 opened 14 points, 0.4%, higher, near 3,267. The Nasdaq jumped 74 points or 0.8%, opening near 9,204.
HP Inc. shares rose in premarket trading after the technology company again turned down a takeover bid from Xerox Holdings Corp. Shares of Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. tumbled before the open after reporting a quarterly loss on Wednesday.
Source : MarketWatch