Category: Markets / Finance / March 28, 2013 11:26 AM EDT
Stocks were little changed at the open on Thursday after data showed initial jobless claims rose more than expected last week and the economy expanded at a sluggish pace in the fourth quarter.
The Dow Jones industrial average .DJI gained 22.35 points, or 0.15 percent, to 14,548.51. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index .SPX added 1.13 points, or 0.07 percent, to 1,563.98. The Nasdaq Composite Index .IXIC rose 2.53 points, or 0.08 percent, to 3,259.05.
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