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Stock market opens with small declines

Stock market opens with small declines
Stocks open down in early trading. (Mark Lennihan / AP)

The U.S. stock market is opening with small losses as financial and industrial companies fall the most.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index is down two points, or 0.1%, to 2,095 in early trading Friday. The Dow Jones industrial average is off 30 points, or 0.2%, to 17,955. The Nasdaq has slipped five points, or 0.1%, to 4,918.

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The yield on the 10-year Treasury note has fallen to 2.07% from 2.11% late Thursday. Yields fall as bond prices rise.

Benchmark U.S. crude is down 47 cents to $51.36 a barrel.

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