Summary Box: Stocks end big week quietly

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Posted: Oct 28, 2011 5:39 PM
Summary Box: Stocks end big week quietly

QUIET DAY: The Dow Jones industrial average edged up 23 points, or 0.2 percent, to finish at 12,231.11. Other indexes were little changed after a big rally the day before.

WINNING STREAK: The Dow closed out its fifth week of gains, its longest winning streak since January. The Dow surged 3.6 percent for the week; the S&P and Nasdaq each gained 3.8 percent.

FLIP-FLOP: Hewlett-Packard Co. rose 3.5 percent after the company said it would shelve its plan to spin off its PC business.