How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Friday

Staff Writer
Columbus CEO

Stocks finished mostly higher Friday at the end of a quiet, holiday-shortened week of trading. Telecommunications and financial stocks rose, while oil prices slumped, dragging down energy stocks.

For Friday:

The Dow Jones industrial average gave up 14.90 points, or 0.1 percent, to 17,798.49.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index picked up 1.24 points, or less than 0.1 percent, to 2,090.11.

The Nasdaq composite index added 11.38 points, or 0.2 percent, to 5,127.52.

For the week:

The Dow retreated 25.32 points, or 0.1 percent.

The S&P inched up 0.94 points, or less than 0.1 percent.

The Nasdaq rose 22.61 points, or 0.4 percent.

For the year:

The Dow is down 24.58 points, or 0.1 percent.

The S&P is up 31.21 points, or 1.5 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 391.47 points, or 8.3 percent.