GOOD WEEK: The Standard & Poor's 500 finished the week with a 5.4 percent gain. It was the best performance for the broad market index since the first week of July.
BUT NOT FOR RIM: Blackberry maker Research in Motion Ltd. plunged 19 percent after reporting sharply lower revenue and income. The company faces stiff competition from Apple Inc.'s iPhone and phones that use Google Inc.'s Android software.
THE INDEXES: The Dow rose 75.91 points, or 0.7 percent, to 11,509.09. The S&P 500 rose 0.6 percent to 1,216. The Nasdaq added 0.6 percent to 2,622.