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.
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.