NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened slightly higher on Monday, led by energy and healthcare shares, with the S&P 500 nearing resistance at its record high set last month.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 47.2 points, or 0.29 percent, to 16,150.5, the S&P 500 gained 5.77 points, or 0.31 percent, to 1,842.02 and the Nasdaq Composite added 14.706 points, or 0.34 percent, to 4,278.116.
The S&P faces technical resistance in the 1,850 area, near its record closing and intraday highs set January 15.
(Reporting by Rodrigo Campos; Editing by Bernadette Baum)
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