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Dec 11, 9:47 AM EST

Markets Right Now: US stocks open slightly higher


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The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local):

9:35 a.m.

Stocks are opening mostly higher on Wall Street led by gains in technology and energy stocks.

Advanced Micro Devices rose 1.5 percent in early trading Monday and Chesapeake Energy rose 2.2 percent.

Trading in Bitcoin futures began Sunday. They fell slightly in early trading Monday from their overnight high. The futures contract that expires in January was trading at $17,820.

Traders are looking ahead to an announcement on interest rates Wednesday from the Federal Reserve. The Fed is expected to raise rates for the third time this year.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 1 point to 2,652.

The Dow Jones industrial average added 3 points to 24,332. The Nasdaq composite added 15 points, or 0.2 percent, to 6,856.

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