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How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Friday

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Stocks ended slightly higher on Friday, helped by better-than-expected quarterly results from Google’s parent Alphabet and retailer Amazon and a modest recovery in oil prices.

On Friday:

The Dow Jones industrial average fell 24.11 points, or 0.1 per cent, to 18,432.24.

The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose 3.54 points, or 0.2 per cent, to 2,173.60.

The Nasdaq composite rose 7.15 points, or 0.1 per cent, to end at 5,162.13.

This week:

The Dow ended down 138.61 points, or 0.8 per cent.

The S&P 500 was down 1.43 points, or 0.1 per cent.

The Nasdaq composite was up 61.97 points, or 1.2 per cent.

For the year:

The Dow is up 1,007.21 points, or 5.8 per cent.

The S&P 500 is up 129.66 points, or 6.3 per cent.

The Nasdaq is up 154.72 points, or 3.1 per cent.