How major US stock indexes fared Friday
Wall Street got exactly what it wanted from Friday’s jobs report: solid hiring, moderate wage growth and continued low unemployment. Investors sent stocks sharply higher, particularly their recent favorites, technology companies.
The S&P 500 index rose 47.60 points, or 1.7 percent, to 2,786.57.
The Dow Jones industrial average rallied 440.53 points, or 1.8 percent, to 25,335.74.
The Nasdaq composite surged 132.86 points, or 1.8 percent, to 7,560.81.
The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks added 25.18 points, or 1.6 percent, to 1,597.14.
For the week:
The S&P 500 rose 95.32 points, or 3.5 percent.
The Dow is up 797.68 points, or 3.3 percent.
The Nasdaq gained 302.94 points, or 4.2 percent.
The Russell 2000 jumped 63.97 points, or 4.2 percent.
For the year:
The S&P 500 is up 112.96 points, or 4.2 percent.
The Dow is up 616.52 points, or 2.5 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 657.42 points, or 9.5 percent.
The Russell 2000 is up 61.63 points, or 4 percent.