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How the Dow Jones industrial average did Friday

August 8, 2014

The Associated Press

U.S. stocks closed higher Friday as investors were relieved by reports of easing tensions between Ukraine and Russia. The gain in the S&P 500 was the biggest since Mar. 4 and turned the index higher for the week.

On Friday:

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 185.66 points, or 1.1 percent, to 16,553.93.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 22.02 points, or 1.2 percent, to 1,931.59.

The Nasdaq composite rose 35.93 points, or 0.8 percent, to 4,370.90

For the week:

The Dow rose 60.56 points, or 0.4 percent.

The S&P 500 rose 6.44 points, or 0.3 percent.

The Nasdaq rose 18.26 points, or 0.4 percent.

For the year:

The Dow is down 22.73 points, or 0.1 percent.

The S&P 500 index is up 83.23 points, or 4.5 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 194.31 points, or 4.7 percent.

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Source: Associated Press

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