US stocks close the week mixed. Major indices rise for the 8th consecutive week

<p>Major US stock indices are closing the day mixed. The Dow Industrial Average is modestly lower while the S&amp;P and NASDAQ closed higher on the day. For the trading week, all the major indices were higher for the eighth consecutive week gain.</p><p>A snapshot of the closing level shows:</p><ul><li>Dow Industrial Average fell -18.54 points or -0.05% at 37385.98</li><li>S&amp;P index rose 7.87 points or 0.17% at 4754.63</li><li>Nasdaq index rose 29.10 points or 0.19% at 14992.96</li></ul><p>The small-cap Russell 2000 rose 16.89 points or 0.84% at 2033.96</p><p>For the S&amp;P index it reached a high today of 4772.94. That came within 14 points of its all-time high close of 4796.57 reached on January 3, 2022.</p><p>For the trading week:</p><ul><li>Dow Industrial Average rose 0.22%</li><li>S&amp;P index rose 0.75%</li><li>Nasdaq index rose 1.21%</li></ul><p>The Russell 2000 outpaced with a gain of 2.46%</p><p>With one week to go in trading for the year, the Nasdaq index is far outpacing the other indices.</p><ul><li>Dow Industrial Average is up 12.79%</li><li>S&amp;P index is up 23.84%</li><li>Nasdaq index is up 43.25%</li></ul><p>The Russell 2000 is trading up 15.48%</p>

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