US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-S&P, Dow flat after Port Authority explosion

Dec 11 (Reuters) - The S&P and the Dow opened little changed on Monday after reports of an explosion in New York's busy Port Authority commuter hub, while the Nasdaq was slightly higher as technology stocks rose.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 11.25 points, or 0.05 percent, to 24,340.41. The S&P 500 gained 0.85 points, or 0.032057 percent, to 2,652.35. The Nasdaq Composite added 6.83 points, or 0.1 percent, to 6,846.91.

(Reporting by Rama Venkat Raman in Bengaluru; Editing by Arun Koyyur)