Stocks fell at the open on Wednesday as disappointing earnings from companies including Pfizer Inc
offset a report showing fewer-than-expected U.S. private sector job losses in January.

The Dow Jones industrial average <.DJI> was down 5.29 points, or 0.05 percent, at 10,291.56. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index <.SPX> fell 2.10 points, or 0.19 percent, at 1,101.22. The Nasdaq Composite Index <.IXIC> dipped 0.56 points, or 0.03 percent, at 2,189.50.

(Reporting by Edward Krudy; editing by Jeffrey Benkoe)