NEW YORK -
Wall Street opened flat on Wednesday as investors awaited clarity on media reports that the European Central Bank would, with broad support from its council members, unveil an unlimited, sterilized program of bond purchases.
The Dow Jones industrial average <.DJI> gained 9.06 points, or 0.07 percent, to 13,045.00. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index <.SPX> dropped 0.30 points, or 0.02 percent, to 1,404.64. The Nasdaq Composite Index <.IXIC> shed 2.96 points, or 0.10 percent, to 3,072.10.
(Reporting By Wanfeng Zhou, editing by Dave Zimmerman)