UPDATE: Stocks open mixed

New York Stock Exchange
Posted at 10:01 AM, Apr 01, 2013
and last updated 2013-04-01 10:01:00-04

NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks are mixed in early trading on Wall Street after the long Easter holiday weekend.

Markets were closed Friday in observance of Good Friday. European markets were still closed Monday for Easter.

Asian markets finished mostly lower.

The Institute for Supply Management is expected to report that its manufacturing index grew for the fourth consecutive month in March, although at a slightly slower pace than in February.