The U.S. stock market ended the week with meagre gains, sending major indexes further into record territory. The Labor Department said Friday that U.S. employers added 214,000 jobs in October. That was a solid number but still was less than what Wall Street was looking for.
The Dow Jones industrial average gained 19.46 points, or 0.1 per cent, to 17,573.93.
The Standard & Poor’s 500 index eked out a gain of 0.71 point to end at 2,031.92.
The Nasdaq composite fell 5.94 points, or 0.1 per cent, to 4,632.53.
For the week:
The Dow rose 183.41 points, or 1.1 per cent.
The S&P 500 index rose 13.87 points, or 0.7 per cent.
The Nasdaq rose 1.79 points, or 0.04 per cent
For the year:
The Dow is up 997.27 points, or 6 per cent.
The S&P 500 index is up 183.56 points, or 9.9 per cent.
The Nasdaq is up 455.94 points, or 10.9 per cent.