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U.S. stocks open lower after two-day rally

NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — U.S. stocks opened slightly lower on Friday as investors assessed a monthly jobs report, which had strong headline numbers, but weak wage growth. The U.S. economy added 252,000 jobs last month, while unemployment rate ticked down to 5.6%. However, lack of wage growth put a damper on an otherwise strong data. Analysts point out that decelerating wage growth may keep the Federal Reserve from raising rates sooner. The main benchmarks were on track to finish the volatile week roughly where they started it. The S&P 500 SPX, -0.67% opened down 3 points, or 0.2%, at 2,058. The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.75% slipped 50 points, or 0.3%, to 17,857. The Nasdaq Composite COMP, -0.58% began the day down 7 points, or 0.2%, at 4,728

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