How the Dow Jones industrial average did Thursday

AP News
Posted: Dec 11, 2014 4:46 PM

Good news on U.S. retail sales lifted the stock market Thursday, although worries about the latest plunge in oil prices kept the gains in check.

On Thursday:

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 63.19 points, or 0.4 percent, to 17,596.34.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 9.19 points, or 0.5 percent, to 2,035.33.

The Nasdaq composite added 24.14 points, or 0.5 percent, to 4,708.16

For the week:

The Dow is down 362.45 points, or 2 percent.

The S&P 500 is down 40.04 points, or 1.9 percent.

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The Nasdaq is down 72.59 points, or 1.5 percent.

For the year:

The Dow is up 1,019.68 points, or 6.2 percent.

The S&P 500 index is up 186.97 points, or 10.1 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 531.57 points, or 12.7 percent.