US Stocks Open Mixed Friday

NEW YORK (AP) --- U.S. stocks are opening mixed as investors assess the latest batch of earnings news.

The Dow Jones industrial average was down 59 points, or 0.3 percent, at 18,055 as of 9:35 a.m. Eastern time Friday.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index dropped one point, or 0.1 percent, to 2,122. The Nasdaq composite climbed 26 points, or 0.5 percent, to 5,190.

Google surged after reporting earnings that exceeded the expectations of Wall Street analysts.

Boeing slumped after it announced that it would take a $536 million charge related to its aerial refueling tanker program.

Bond prices didn't move much. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note edged up to 2.36 percent from 2.35 percent a day earlier.