Dow Ends Week Up 200

S&P 500, Nasdaq also up
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Oct 2, 2015 3:20 PM CDT
Dow Ends Week Up 200
Specialist Meric Greenbaum, left, and trader Sal Suarino work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, Oct. 2, 2015.    (Richard Drew)

The stock market reversed an early stumble and ended higher, led by gains in energy companies. The Dow gained 200 points, or 1.2%, to 16,472. It was down as much as 258 earlier. The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 27 points, or 1.4%, to 1,951. The Nasdaq composite rose 80 points, or 1.7%, to 4,707.

Chevron jumped 4%, the most in the Dow Jones industrial average. Exxon Mobil also gained 3%. Energy stocks climbed as the price of oil turned higher, shaking off a two-day slump. US crude gained 2%. Banks and other financial stocks were the only sector to fall. Bond prices rose. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note fell to 1.98%. (Read more Dow Jones stories.)

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