Stock Market Closes Out Best Week of the Year

Dow, S&P 500, Nasdaq all up
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Oct 9, 2015 3:21 PM CDT
Stock Market Closes Out Best Week of the Year
Traders Glenn Kessler, left, and Kevin Lodewick work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, Oct. 2, 2015.   (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

The stock market is closing out its best week this year with a modest gain, helped by airlines and industrial companies. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 33 points, or 0.2%, to 17,084 Friday. The Standard & Poor's 500 gained a point to 2,014. The Nasdaq composite rose 19 points, or 0.4%, to 4,830.

Airline stocks were among the biggest gainers Friday after the companies said they flew nearly full flights last month. United Continental and American Airlines each rose 7%. Gap sank 5% after posting disappointing September sales. Bond prices rose. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note fell to 2.10%. (Read more Dow Jones stories.)

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