BY AMBAR WARRICK
U.S. stocks opened lower on Friday as data showed a sharp slowdown in U.S. employment growth and as President Donald Trump cranked up friction with Beijing with moves to ban WeChat and TikTok.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average <.DJI> fell 65.30 points, or 0.24%, at the open to 27,321.68.
The S&P 500 <.SPX> opened lower by 9.11 points, or 0.27%, at 3,340.05. The Nasdaq Composite <.IXIC> dropped 35.54 points, or 0.32%, to 11,072.53 at the opening bell.