Wall Road opens flat forward of first presidential debate


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(Reuters) – Wall Street’s main indexes were muted at the open on Tuesday as investors stayed away from making big bets ahead of the first presidential debate, while awaiting a reading on consumer confidence.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average () fell 23.82 points, or 0.09%, at the open to 27,560.24. The S&P 500 () opened lower by 0.68 points, or 0.02%, at 3,350.92, while the Nasdaq Composite () dropped 8.52 points, or 0.08%, to 11,109.00 at the opening bell.

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