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Markets Open Higher

Wall Street opened higher this morning despite some more dismal news on the economy, including some eye-popping losses from General Motors.

In the first 15 minutes of trading, the Dow is up about 65 points, or a little less than 1 percent.

The broader S&P 500 is up just more than 1 percent and the tech-heavy Nasdaq is just above water, up less than half of 1 percent.

-- Frank Ahrens
The Ticker is Twittering!

By Frank Ahrens  |  February 26, 2009; 9:48 AM ET
Categories:  The Ticker  | Tags: Dow Jones, nasdaq, s&p 500  
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