U.S. stocks on Friday opened higher, as investors attempted to shrug off worries about the financial health of Deutsche Bank AG DB, +5.91% that helped sink U.S. equities a day earlier and unsettled overseas markets. A rebound in oil prices also helped push equities higher. On the U.S. economic front, consumer spending was barely changed in August, while inflation inched up, but remained below the 2% target set by the Federal Reserve. The S&P 500 SPX, +0.41% gained 12 points, or 0.6%, to 2,163. The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.56% rose 125 points, or 0.7%, to 18,268. And the Nasdaq Composite COMP, +0.29% added 23 points, or 0.4%, to 5,292.