Stocks Look to End Month Up
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted May 29, 2009 8:52 AM CDT
A pair of traders meet at a phone post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Monday, May 4, 2009.   (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
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(Newser) – Stocks were modestly higher at the open, as stocks looked to close out the best three-month run they’ve had since 2007. The Dow rose 39 points, while the Nasdaq and S&P were each up 0.5%, reports the Wall Street Journal. For the month, the Dow is up 2.9%, while the S&P added a whopping 3.9%. Energy stocks were the big movers this morning, as oil topped $66 a barrel.