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Stock market opens with small declines
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NEW YORK (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 percent, to 2,095 in early trading Friday. The Dow Jones industrial average is off 30 points, or 0.2 percent, to 17,955. The Nasdaq has slipped five points, or 0.1 percent, to 4,918.

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

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