BANGKOK – Stocks are opening mixed on Wall Street, keeping the market on track for its best monthly gain in more than a year. The S&P 500 slipped 0.1% in the early going Thursday. It’s up more than 8% for November. The Dow rose 186 points, with a big push from Salesforce. The Nasdaq edged down 0.3%. The market has been marching steadily higher in recent weeks as investors hope the Federal Reserve is finally done raising interest rates, which fight inflation by slowing the economy. Those hopes got more support with a report that the Fed’s preferred measure of inflation cooled last month.
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Wall Street ticked higher early Thursday ahead of the most recent data release on U.S. consumer inflation and a meeting of oil producers in Vienna.
Futures for the S&P 500 rose 0.3% before the bell and futures for the Dow …