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US stocks open mostly lower as investors weigh jobless claims report

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U.S. stocks opened mixed on Thursday as investors weighed economic data showing that initial jobless claims rose slightly. Dow Jones industrial index
DJIA,
-0.43%

rose 0.1% shortly after the opening bell, while the S&P 500
SPX,
-0.65%

down less than 0.1% and the Nasdaq Composite
comp,
-0.98%

fell 0.2%, according to FactSet data, when last checked. The number of people who filed for unemployment benefits rose by 5,000 to 213,000 in the week ended Sept. 17, according to a Labor Department report on Thursday. unemployment claims are quite low and the labor market remains strong even as the U.S. economy slows.

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