NEW YORK — The stock market is opening little changed following last week's strong U.S. jobs report.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose six points to 16,026 shortly after the market opened Monday. The Standard & Poor's 500 index gained three points to 1,808. The Nasdaq composite rose nine points to 4,072.
An investor looks at the stock price monitor at a private securities company Monday Dec. 9, 2013 in Shanghai, China. Asian stock markets were mostly higher Monday as signs of U.S. economic recovery offset concerns that the Federal Reserve may reduce its monetary stimulus this month. (AP Photo)
Stocks rose sharply Friday after the government reported a fourth straight month of solid U.S. job gains.
Traders will be watching comments from Federal Reserve officials Monday to see if they'll hint at the central bank's plans at its meeting next policy meeting.
American Airlines rose $1.25, or nearly 6 percent, to $23.76 after completing its deal with US Airways Monday to create the world's biggest airline.
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