Wall Street little changed; S&P, Dow near new highs

July 18, 2016 08:39 AM

U.S. stocks were little changed at the open today, with the S&P 500 and the Dow just shy of hitting new intraday highs, as corporate second-quarter earnings continue to beat expectations.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 5.41 points, or 0.03%, at 18,521.96, the S&P 500 was up 1.33 points, or 0.06%, at 2,163.07 and the Nasdaq Composite was up 5.29 points, or 0.11%, at 5,034.88.

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