Stocks rose at the open on Friday after a week-long sell-off, as oil prices eased from recent highs.

The Dow Jones industrial average <.DJI> rose 30.09 points, or 0.25 percent, to 12,098.59. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index <.SPX> gained 5.79 points, or 0.44 percent, to 1,311.89. The Nasdaq Composite Index <.IXIC> added 17.24 points, or 0.63 percent, to 2,755.14.