How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Friday

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Posted: Mar 04, 2016 4:52 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks wobbled to the finish Friday but salvaged a four-day winning streak after the U.S. government said employers added more jobs than expected in February. Mining companies made the biggest gains as metals prices climbed.

On Friday:

The Dow Jones industrial average added 62.87 points, or 0.4 percent, to 17,006.77.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index ticked up 6.59 points, or 0.3 percent, to 1,999.99.

The Nasdaq composite index rose 9.60 points, or 0.2 percent, to 4,717.02.

For the week:

The Dow gained 366.80 points, or 2.2 percent.

The S&P 500 climbed 51.94 points, or 2.7 percent.

The Nasdaq jumped 126.55 points, or 2.8 percent.

For the year:

The Dow is down 418.26 points, or 2.4 percent.

The S&P 500 is down 43.95 points, or 2.2 percent.

The Nasdaq is down 290.39 points, or 5.8 percent.