Stocks rose slightly at the open on Wednesday, lifted by better-than-expected private sector jobs data and a handful of positive earnings reports including Priceline.com Inc
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The Dow Jones industrial average <.DJI> gained 15.67 points, or 0.15 percent, to 10,652.05. The Standard & Poor's 500 <.SPX> rose 2.34 points, or 0.21 percent, to 1,122.80. The Nasdaq Composite <.IXIC> added 8.53 points, or 0.37 percent, to 2,292.05.

(Editing by Jeffrey Benkoe)