Summary Box: Dow ends week with gains

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Posted: Oct 22, 2010 5:54 PM
Summary Box: Dow ends week with gains

DOW EXTENDS WEEKLY GAINS: The Dow Jones Industrial average gained 0.6 percent for the week, extending a run in which the index finished higher than it started 7 out of the last 8 weeks.

FRIDAY FINISHED MIXED: The Dow fell 14 points, or 0.1 percent, while the broad Standand and Poor's 500 index and the tech-focused Nasdaq composite both finished the day with slight gains.

TRADERS WATCH G-20: Stocks traded in a tight range as traders watched a meeting of finance ministers from G-20 countries who are meeting in Korea. The discussions will likely touch on currency and global trade.