It was a split decision on Wall Street on Thursday as gains in a handful of industrial and health care companies largely outweighed sluggishness elsewhere in the market, including the technology sector.
The Standard & Poor’s 500 index lost 2.75 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,495.62.
The Dow Jones industrial average gained 45.30 points, or 0.2 percent, to 22,203.48.
The Nasdaq composite declined 31.10 points, or 0.5 percent, to 6,429.08.
The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks sank 1.87 points, or 0.1 percent, to 1,425.02.
For the week:
The S&P 500 is up 34.19 points, or 1.4 percent.
The Dow is up 405.69 points, or 1.9 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 68.89 points, or 1.1 percent.
The Russell 2000 is up 25.59 points, or 1.8 percent.
For the year:
The S&P 500 is up 256.79 points, or 11.5 percent.
The Dow is up 2,440.88 points, or 12.4 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 1,045.97 points, or 19.4 percent.
The Russell 2000 is up 67.89 points, or 5 percent.
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