Stocks Open Quietly Mixed: MercadoLibre Gathers Volume
Stocks opened mixed in weak trade Monday, ahead of light economic and earnings calendars. The Dow Jones industrial average inched ahead 0.1%, lifted mainly by Alcoa (NYSE: AA)and Walt Disney (NYSE: DIS), up more than 1% each.
The Nasdaq and the S&P 500 each dipped 0.1%. Volume was down 13% on the Nasdaq and 10% lower on the NYSE compared with the same time on Friday. China's February trade data has been the morning's center of attention. Official figures...
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