US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St edges higher on Markit PMI
NEW YORK, Feb 20 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose modestly at
the open after an industry report showed U.S. manufacturing
four years, countering an earlier report that showed a drop in
China's factory activity.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 30.57 points or
0.19 percent, to 16,071.13, the S&P 500 gained 4.19
points or 0.23 percent, to 1,832.94 and the Nasdaq Composite
added 11.55 points or 0.27 percent, to 4,249.503.