Stocks open higher on Wall Street but remain lower for week


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NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are opening modestly higher on Wall Street, but remain lower for the week after five straight losses. The S&P 500 was up 0.2% in the early going Thursday and the tech-heavy Nasdaq was down 0.1%. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.5%. Energy companies were doing better than the rest of the market. Exxon Mobil was up a little over 2%. Crude oil prices turned higher after closing at their lowest point of the year a day earlier. Bond yields rose. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note, which helps set mortgage rates, rose...