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US: Wall St opens lower
[NEW YORK] US stocks opened lower on Thursday, with hopes of a trade negotiation between the United States and China being offset by mixed results from retailers and a slide in growth stocks including Facebook and Amazon.com Inc .
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 19.02 points, or 0.08 per cent, at the open to 25,061.48. The S&P 500 opened lower by 8.06 points, or 0.30 per cent, at 2,693.52. The Nasdaq Composite dropped 23.56 points, or 0.33 per cent, to 7,112.83 at the opening bell.