US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-S&P, Dow open higher after two sessions of losses

Feb 22 (Reuters) - The S&P 500 and the Dow industrials opened higher on Thursday after two days of losses as bond yields eased off four-year highs and traders took stock of the Federal Reserve's views on inflation.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 101.75 points, or 0.41 percent, to 24,899.53. The S&P 500 gained 11.77 points, or 0.435711 percent, to 2,713.1. The Nasdaq Composite added 36.10 points, or 0.5 percent, to 7,254.33.

(Reporting by Sruthi Shankar in Bengaluru)