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US Market Indexes Higher for the Week

U.S. market indexes were lower on Friday but finished the week with gains. For the day, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 20093.78 for a loss of 7.13 points or 0.04%. The S&P 500 closed at 2294.69 for a loss of 1.99 points or 0.09%. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 5660.78 for a gain of 5.61 points or 0.10%. The VIX Volatility Index was lower at 10.58 for a loss of 0.05 points or 0.47%.

For the week, the Dow Jones gained 1.21%, the S&P 500 gained 1.01% and the Nasdaq Composite gained 1.87%.

Friday's market movers

Economic reports affecting trading on Friday included the following:

  • New orders for durable goods were down 0.4%.
  • Fourth quarter GDP growth decreased to 1.9% SAAR.
  • The University of Michigan's Consumer Sentiment Index was reported at 98.5, which was an increase from 98.1.
  • The North American Baker Hughes rig count increased to 1,057.

In the Dow Jones Industrial Average, the following stocks led losses:

  • Chevron ( CVX ) down 2.37%.
  • Walmart ( WMT ) down 1.60%.
  • Goldman Sachs ( GS ) down 1.10%.
  • General Electric ( GE ) down 1.02%.
  • Coca-Cola ( KO ) down 0.86%.
  • Nike (NKE) down 0.86%.
  • Boeing (BA) down 0.84%.
  • IBM (IBM) down 0.76%.

In the broad market, energy led losses. S&P 500 technology stocks gained with an increase of 0.40%.

Small-cap stocks

In small-caps, the Russell 2000 Index closed at 1370.70 for a loss of 4.89 points or 0.36%. The S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 838.36 for a loss of 3.43 points or 0.41%. The Dow Jones Small-Cap Growth TSM Index closed at 8125.04 for a loss of 24.03 points or 0.29%. The Dow Jones Small-Cap Value TSM Index closed at 9775.68 for a loss of 56.25 points or 0.57%.

Other notable indexes

Other notable index closes included the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index at 1696.67 for a loss of 8.31 points or 0.49%; the S&P 100 Index at 1012.93 for a loss of 0.19 points or 0.02%; the Russell 3000 Index at 1364.49 for a loss of 1.88 points or 0.14%; the Russell 1000 Index at 1273.78 for a loss of 1.52 points or 0.12%; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index at 642.48 for a loss of 1.20 points or 0.19%.

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