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2.7%  Q1 GDP    4.57%  avg. 30-year mortgage     9.5%  Unemployment

Stocks slightly off at opening

Stocks are off slightly at opening this morning, following an upward revision in fourth-quarter GDP.

In the first 45 minutes of trading, the Dow is down two-tenths of 1 percent.

The broader S&P 500 is down less than two-tenths of 1 percent.

The tech-heavy Nasdaq is down about one-tenth of 1 percent.

In other news this morning, sales of existing homes fell 7.2 percent in January, the National Association of Realtors said, the second-straight month of sales declines. This follows news earlier this week of a historic January drop in sales of new homes.

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By Frank Ahrens  |  February 26, 2010; 10:22 AM ET
Categories:  The Ticker , Wall Street  | Tags: Dow Jones, nasdaq, s&p 500  
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