10/12/2021, 3:30 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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US opens higher ahead of job openings report

Major stock markets in the United States opened higher on Tuesday ahead of the release of August's report on job openings. Federal Reserve Vice Chair Richard Clarida and Fed Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic will both give their speeches on the current state of the country's economy. Earlier, Merck & Co., Inc. announced it is planning to double the production of its pill against COVID-19.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose by 0.29% at the opening as Nike Inc. expanded by 1.80%. The Nasdaq 100 advanced by 0.40% with Okta Inc. gaining 2.26%. The S&P 500 went up by 0.38% as MGM Resorts International increased by 3.40%.

The euro lost 0.08% to the dollar to sell for $1.15427 at 9:27 am ET.

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