The Wall Street's sign is seen outside NYSE, New York
New York: U.S. stocks opened slightly higher on Friday, as hopes that the United States and China would start new trade talks calmed investor worries and technology stocks rose.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 23.57 points, or 0.09 percent, at the open to 26,169.56. The S&P 500 opened higher by 2.20 points, or 0.08 percent, at 2,906.38. The Nasdaq Composite gained 12.45 points, or 0.16 percent, to 8,026.16 at the opening bell.