Wall Street opens flat amid tax uncertainty By Reuters


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(Reuters) – U.S. stocks were flat at the open on Friday, as uncertainty over a corporate tax hike and an upcoming Federal Reserve meeting deterred investors from taking risks.

The industrial index fell 13.46 points, or 0.04 percent, to 34,737.86 points.

The Standard & Poor’s 500 index fell 4.01 points, or 0.09 percent, to 4,469.74 points, and the Nasdaq Composite Index fell 18.57 points, or 0.12 percent, to 15,163.36 points.

(Prepared by Suha Jado for the Arabic Bulletin)

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