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    Wall Street Rises Modestly After Three-day Drop

    Rebecca Stefansky

    by Rebecca Stefansky

    Wall Street rose modestly at the open on Friday, putting the S&P 500 on track to snap a three-day decline, though market participants remained cautious ahead of a Federal Reserve policy meeting next week. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 25.4 points or 0.16 percent, to 15,764.83, the S&P 500 gained 4.31 points or 0.24 percent, to 1,779.81 and the Nasdaq Compositeadded 17.037 points or 0.43 percent, to 4,015.439.