How the Dow Jones industrial average did Friday

    How the Dow Jones industrial average and other major indexes fared on Friday

    Posted on July 11, 2014 at 12:00 a.m. | Updated on July 11, 2014 at 4:55 p.m.

    The stock market stabilized on Friday, booking a small gain, but it wasn’t enough to prevent the biggest weekly drop since early April.

    Tobacco company Lorillard was among the biggest gainers in the Standard & Poor’s 500 index after rival Reynolds America said it was in talks to acquire the company.

    On Friday:

    The Dow Jones industrial average rose 28.74 points, or 0.2 percent, to close at 16,943.81.

    The Standard & Poor’s 500 index gained 2.89 points, or 0.2 percent, to 1,967.57.

    The Nasdaq composite index climbed 19.29 points, or 0.4 percent, to 4,415.49.

    For the week:

    The Dow is down 124.45 points, or 0.7 percent.

    The S&P 500 is down 17.87 points, or 0.9 percent.

    The Nasdaq is down 70.44 points, or 1.6 percent.

    For the year:

    The Dow is up 367.15 points, or 2.2 percent.

    The S&P 500 index is up 119.21 points, or 6.5 percent.

    The Nasdaq is up 238.90 points, or 5.7 percent.

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