Markets Right Now: Stocks open higher on Wall Street
NEW YORK (AP) -- The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):
Stocks are opening slightly higher on Wall Street as the market caps off a solid week of gains.
Health care companies were posting some of the biggest gains in early trading Friday. Drugmaker AbbVie rose 2.3 percent.
Homebuilders were broadly higher following a report that new home construction jumped 9.7 percent last month to the highest level since October 2016. D.R. Horton rose 1.1 percent.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 2 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,733.
The Dow Jones industrial average climbed 39 points, or 0.2 percent, to 25,242. The Nasdaq climbed 6 points, or 0.1 percent, to 7,263.