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How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Friday

Major U.S. stock indexes slipped Friday, led by declines in health care companies and makers of consumer goods. Drug companies fell the most, but small-company stocks continued to surge.

On Friday:

The Dow Jones industrial average fell 35.89 points, or 0.2 per cent, to 18,867.93.

The Standard & Poor’s 500 index dipped 5.22 points, or 0.2 per cent, to 2,181.90.

The Nasdaq composite shed 12.46 points, or 0.2 per cent, to 5,321.51.

For the week:

The Dow picked up 20.27 points, or 0.1 per cent.

The S&P 500 rose 17.45 points, or 0.8 per cent.

The Nasdaq jumped 84.40 points, or 1.6 per cent.

For the year:

The Dow is up 1,442.90 points, or 8.3 per cent.

The S&P 500 is up 137.96 points, or 6.7 per cent.

The Nasdaq is up 314.10 points, or 6.3 per cent.