Stocks Open Mixed; Apple Jumps 9/23/13
NEW YORK - The stock market was little changed in early trading, with few corporate earnings or economic reports to sway investors.
Positive news emerged from China as a manufacturing survey in the world's second-largest economy found that activity rose to a six-month high in August.
Investors will focus on the U.S. housing market this week. Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller releases its home price index Tuesday. Major builders will announce earnings.