How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Friday

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Posted: Feb 26, 2016 5:07 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks ended a strong week on a flat note as lower oil prices and utility stocks offset encouraging economic news. Still, the market ended Friday with a second straight weekly gain.

On Friday:

The Dow Jones industrial average fell 57.32 points, or 0.3 percent, to 16,639.97.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 3.65 points, or 0.2 percent, to 1,948.05.

The Nasdaq composite index added 8.27 points, or 0.2 percent, to 4,590.47.

For the week:

The Dow rose 247.98 points, or 1.5 percent.

The S&P 500 added 30.27 points, or 1.6 percent.

The Nasdaq was up 86.04 points, or 1.9 percent.

For the year:

The Dow is down 785.06 points, or 4.5 percent.

The S&P 500 is down 95.89 points, or 4.7 percent.

The Nasdaq is down 416.94 points, or 8.3 percent.