The S&P 500 finished slightly
higher on Friday to run its streak to six straight sessions, but
activity was light, and gains were slight as the market enters a
seasonally slow period.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 42.76 points,
or 0.32 percent, to end unofficially at 13,207.95. The Standard
& Poor's 500 Index gained 3.06 points, or 0.22 percent,
to finish unofficially at 1,405.86. The Nasdaq Composite Index
added 2.22 points, or 0.07 percent, to close
unofficially at 3,020.86.
For the week, the Dow rose 0.8 percent, the S&P 500 climbed
1.1 percent and the Nasdaq jumped 1.8 percent.
(Reporting by Ryan Vlastelica; Editing by Jan Paschal)