U.S. stocks were little changed in Monday's opening minutes of trading on Wall Street.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average weakened 24.34 to 35,040.84 at 9:59 a.m. ET.

The Standard & Poor's 500 Index increased 1.59 to 4,413.12.

The NASDAQ Composite Index moved higher 13.14 to 14,854.14.