NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks ended more or less where they started on Friday as a five-day rally ran out of steam. Investors sold banks and retailers and other consumer-focused stocks. At the close, though, the Dow Jones industrial average eked out a gain to set a fresh record, its fifth in as many days.
The Dow Jones industrial average edged up 10.14 points, or 0.1 percent, to 18,516.55.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index slipped 2.01 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,161.74.
The Nasdaq composite lost 4.47 points, or 0.1 percent, to end at 5,029.59.
For the week:
The Dow is up 369.81 points, or 2 percent.
The S&P 500 is up 31.84 points, or 1.5 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 72.83 points, or 1.5 percent.
For the year:
The Dow is up 1,091.52 points, or 6.3 percent.
The S&P 500 is up 117.80 points, or 5.8 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 22.18 points, or 0.4 percent.