Stocks Open Higher Following Remarks By Putin

Stocks Open Higher Following Remarks By Putin
(New York, NY) -- Stocks are higher today after Russian President Vladimir Putin said his country has no plans to move further into Ukraine. The Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500 and Nasdaq are all up in early trading, as investors closely watching the opening of the Federal Reserve's two-day monetary policy meeting. The Commerce Department also reported today that construction on new homes in the U.S. dipped slightly in February.