Stocks shrugged off a sluggish start and ended mostly higher on Wall Street Friday
Stocks shrugged off a sluggish start and ended mostly higher on Wall Street Friday.
The S&P 500 managed a modest gain, but still posted its first weekly loss in four weeks. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed with a small loss.
Gains in communication services, health care and other sectors outweighed a decline in technology and energy companies. Treasury yields remained near their highest levels since June.
The S&P 500 rose 11.90 points, or 0.3%, to 3,465.39.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 28.09 points, or 0.1%, to 28,335.57.
The Nasdaq composite gained 42.28 points, or 0.4%, to 11,548.28.
The Russell 2000 small-cap index added 10.25 points, or 0.6%, to 1,640.50.
For the week:
The S&P 500 fell 18.42 points, or 0.5%.
The Dow lost 270.74 points, or 0.9%.
The Nasdaq dropped 123.27 points, or 1.1%.
The Russell 2000 gained 6.69 points, or 0.4%.
For the year:
The S&P 500 is up 234.61 points, or 7.3%.
The Dow is down 202.87 points, or 0.7%.
The Nasdaq is up 2,575.68 points, or 28.7%.
The Russell 2000 is down 27.97 points, or 1.7%.