How the Dow Jones industrial average fared Thursday

AP News
Posted: Apr 16, 2015 4:47 PM

Major stock indexes ended on Thursday just slightly below where they began despite better-than-expected profit reports. Netflix soared after reporting huge subscriber gains last quarter and online marketplace Etsy nearly doubled on its first day of trading.

For the day:

The Dow Jones industrial average slipped 6.84 points, less than 0.1 percent, to 18,105.77.

The Standard & Poor's 500 lost 1.64 points, a fraction of a percent, to 2,104.99.

The Nasdaq composite lost 3.23 points, also less than 0.1 percent, to 5,007.79.

For the week:

The Dow is up 48.12 points, or 0.3 percent.

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The S&P 500 index is up 2.93 points, or 0.1 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 11.81 points, or 0.2 percent

For the year:

The Dow is up 282.70 points, or 1.6 percent.

The S&P 500 index is up 46.09 points, or 2.2 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 271.74 points, or 5.7 percent.