Stocks had a mixed reaction Friday to the surprisingly strong October jobs report as investors adjusted to the prospect of higher interest rates as early as next month.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 46.90 points, or 0.3 per cent, to 17,910.33.
The Standard & Poor’s 500 index fell 0.73 points, or 0.03 per cent, to 2,099.20.
The Nasdaq composite index rose 19.38 points, or 0.4 per cent, to 5,127.12.
For the week:
The Dow was up 246.79 points, or 1.4 per cent.
The S&P 500 was up 19.84 points, or 1 per cent.
The Nasdaq was up 93.37 points, or 1.9 per cent.
For the year:
The Dow is up 87.26 points, or 0.5 per cent.
The S&P is up 40.30 points, or 2 per cent.
The Nasdaq is up 411.07 points, or 8.7 per cent.