Stocks rose moderately Thursday in relatively quiet trading, a contrast to the heavy selling that occurred a day earlier when Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen suggested that stock prices might be too high.
The Dow Jones industrial average added 82.08 points, or 0.5 percent, to 17,924.06.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 7.85 points, or 0.4 percent, to 2,088.
The Nasdaq composite declined 25.90 points, or 0.5 percent, to 4,945.54.
For the week:
The Dow is down 100 points, or 0.6 percent.
The S&P 500 index is down 20.29 points, or 1 percent.
The Nasdaq is down 59.85 points, or 1.2 percent.
For the year:
The Dow is up 100.99 points, or 0.6 percent.
The S&P 500 index is up 29.10 points, or 1.4 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 209.49 points, or 4.4 percent.