US stocks open mixed as Europe frets over Greece

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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are opening mixed as investors worry over the details of a new bailout plan for Greece.

The Dow Jones industrial average is up 2 points at 12,968, a day after hitting 13,000 — albeit briefly — for the first time since May 2008. The Standard & Poor’s 500 is down nearly a point at 1,361. The Nasdaq composite index lost 4 points to 2,944.

European markets were broadly lower.

Investors are worrying that Greece’s new $172 billion deal may not be enough to keep the debt-laden from eventually defaulting and possibly exiting the euro. Fitch ratings agency downgraded Greece further into junk status Wednesday morning following the bailout deal.