NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market is getting off to a mixed start as traders show only mild enthusiasm for an improving outlook for the U.S. government's credit rating.

The Dow Jones industrial average was up three points at 15,253 in the first fifteen minutes of trading Monday.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index was off a point at 1,642. Both indexes were moving between small gains and losses in early trading.

The Nasdaq composite was flat at 3,469.

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