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Stocks open slightly higher on Wall Street

Friday - 9/13/2013, 9:56am  ET

In this Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013 photo, Luigi Muccitelli, center, works with fellow traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Asian markets were little changed in trading Friday Sept. 13, 2013 as investors awaited a decision from the U.S. on a possible attack on Syria as well as on stimulus measures. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

NEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street as a September rally resumes.

The Dow Jones industrial average was up 45 points, or 0.3 percent, at 15,347 after the first few minutes of trading Friday.

The Dow fell 25 points the day before. It was only the second decline in the Dow so far in September.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose three points, or 0.2 percent, to 1,686.

The Nasdaq composite was up four points, or 0.1 percent, to 3,720.

Intel led the Dow higher after Jefferies & Co. upgraded its rating on the stock, saying the company is poised to gain market share with power-efficient chips. Intel rose 57 cents, or 2.5 percent, to $23.20.


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