Wall Street dips at open after Trump's speech

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U.S. stocks opened slightly lower on Wednesday as investors evaluated developments around U.S.-China trade talks and President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address, which offered no specific economic policy initiatives.

FILE PHOTO – Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., February 4, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid 06 Feb 2019 10:41PM Share this content

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REUTERS: U.S. stocks opened slightly lower on Wednesday as investors evaluated developments around U.S.-China trade talks and President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address, which offered no specific economic policy initiatives.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 39.95 points, or 0.16 percent, at the open to 25,371.57.

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The S&P 500 opened lower by 2.65 points, or 0.10 percent, at 2,735.05. The Nasdaq Composite dropped 1.64 points, or 0.02 percent, to 7,400.44 at the opening bell.

(Reporting by Medha Singh in Bengaluru; Editing by Arun Koyyur)

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