2 weeks Wall Street ends choppy day mostly higher Manilatimes
Stock indexes finished mostly higher on Friday (Saturday in Manila) as Wall Street shook off an early slide, closing out a solid week of gains for the market. The S&P 500 index inched up 0.2 percent after having been down 0.5 percent. It ended the week with a 3.2-percent gain, largely due to a big rally on Monday that offset all of the benchmark index’s losses from earlier in the month. Strength in technology, communications and real estate stocks helped reverse much of the market’s early slide. Energy stocks fell the most as crude oil prices closed lower after six ... more