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U.S. stocks flat amid worries about global growth

Trader John Song works on the floor of

Trader John Song works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015. Photo Credit: AP / Richard Drew

LONDON - U.S. stocks are opening flat amid ongoing worries about the health of the global economy. A report shows that growth in Europe remains lackluster.

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 10 points, or 0.1 percent, to 17,422 as of 9:37 a.m. Eastern time Friday. The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose one point to 2,085.

The Nasdaq composite was unchanged at 5,033.

Nordstrom climbed after the department store chain reported earnings that were better than Wall Street analysts expected.

The price of oil edged up from its lowest level in more than six years.

Bond prices fell slightly, pushing up the yield on the 10-year Treasury note to 2.21 percent.

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