NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market is opening slightly higher as investors wait for news on the standoff with Syria.
The price of oil edged down from $112 a barrel overnight and was trading at $110 a barrel early Wednesday, up 1 percent from a day earlier.
The Dow Jones industrial average was up 26 points, or 0.2 percent, to 14,804 after the first few minutes of trading. It had plunged 170 points the day before to a two-month low.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index was up three points, or 0.2 percent, to 1,633. The Nasdaq composite was up 12 points, or 0.3 percent, at 3,590.
Trading has been light this week.
The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note rose to 2.76 percent from 2.71 percent the day before.
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Reverend Roy Harriger returned to court Wednesday night. The pastor is facing charges of molesting children.
Some of the members of his assembly refuse to believe the allegations against him. About eight members of the Community Fellowship …
In an effort to combat childhood obesity, a local school district is now banning a popular sweet treat.
Twenty-two-year-old Yaron Bernstein was last seen leaving a friend's apartment in Philadelphia three weeks ago. Bernstein has ties in Buffalo as well as Pittsburgh, Miami and New Jersey.
A sex offender has been arrested after he allegedly showed indecent material to a child under the age of 16.
Crews will also be out dredging the Buffalo River on Thursday. They'll be in the city ship canal area.
Diving teams are going to be cleaning up Woodlawn Beach Thursday, preparing for this weekend's Polar Plunge.