U.S. shares open in mixed colors on Monday trading ahead of the release of services and factory orders data as investors aim to gather more clues that recovery is gathering momentum. ISM non-manufacturing will show a widening expansion of 54.7 in December from 53.9 in November, while factory orders will rise 1.7% in November after dropping 0.9% in October, according to median estimate. The most recent data from the world's biggest economy has suggested the economy is on the right track and the Fed's stimulus taper announcement last month is suitable. The Fed announced it will start unwinding its bond purchases gradually till nothing by the end of 2014, with the a small start of reduction to $75 billion starting from January. As of 09:46 EST , Dow Jones rose 0.08% to 16482.55 points, and NASDAQ slipped 0.31% to 4119.27 points. Standard and Poor's surged 0.31% to reach 1836.98 points, as of 09:31 EST .
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