NEW YORK -- Stocks are opening close to break-even ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday.
Just after the opening bell on Wall Street, the Dow Jones industrial average is up two points at 12,791. The Standard & Poor's 500 index is up a fraction at 1,387.
And the Nasdaq composite index is up one point at 2,918. The Deere farm equipment company is opening almost 3 percent lower.
It reported a quarterly profit of $1.75 per share, missing Wall Street expectations of $1.88. The market is closed Thursday for the holiday.
The Associated Press