Wall Street opens up on earnings, data mixed

Reuters
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The exterior of the New York Stock Exchange is pictured with the American national flag, in New York, October 14, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri/Files

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened slightly higher on Tuesday after earnings from Coca Cola and Johnson & Johnson overshadowed a mixed bag of economic data.

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 28.75 points or 0.18 percent, to 16,201.99, the S&P 500 gained 3.52 points or 0.19 percent, to 1,834.13 and the Nasdaq Composite added 8.063 points or 0.2 percent, to 4,030.757.

(Editing by Meredith Mazzilli)