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How the Dow Jones industrial average fared Friday

April 10, 2015

U.S. stocks advanced Friday, capping off a second straight weekly advance for the market. Investors were encouraged by the latest corporate deal news, that General Electric would be selling its long-struggling lending business.

On Friday:

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 98.92 points, or 0.6 percent, to 18,057.65.

The Standard & Poor’s 500 index added 10.88 points, or 0.5 percent, to 2,102.06.

The Nasdaq composite gained 21.41 points, or 0.4 percent, to 4,995.98.

For the week:

The Dow was up 294.41 points, or 1.7 percent.

The S&P 500 was up 35.10 points, or 1.7 percent.

The Nasdaq gained 109.04 points, or 2.2 percent.

For the year:

The Dow is up 234.58 points, or 1.3 percent.

The S&P 500 index is up 43.16 points, or 2.1 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 259.92 points, or 5.5 percent.

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