US stocks opened mostly to fall on Friday, as investors surveyed economic data amid stalled negotiations over coronavirus aid renewal. Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA,
down 119 points or 0.4% to open near 27,778, while the S&P 500 SPX,
lost 8 points, 0.2%, to open nearly 3,370. Nasdaq Composite Index is heavy on COMP technology,
Go against the trend, opening at 11,046, up about 3 points. Retail sales were up 1.2% in July, lower than expected, but driven by upward revisions from previous months. All eyes are on consumer working and spending patterns as the current financial bailout has expired and negotiations over a renewal appear to have collapsed in Washington. Shares of Tesla Inc. TSLA,
spiked on the start of trading, opening above the previous record of $ 1,643.