Created: 10/11/2015 7:52 PM WNYT.com
By: By The Associated Press
The stock market closed out its best week this year with a modest gain on Friday, helped by airlines and industrial companies. Investors now turn their focus to corporate earnings, which will start to pick up next week.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 33.74 points, or 0.2 percent, to close at 17,084.49.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index added 1.46 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,014.89.
The Nasdaq composite rose 19.68 points, or 0.4 percent, to 4,830.47.
For the week:
The Dow was up 612.12 points, or 3.7 percent.
The S&P 500 index was up 63.53 points, or 3.3 percent.
The Nasdaq was up 122.70 points, or 2.6 percent.
For the year:
The Dow is down 738.58 points, or 4.1 percent.
The S&P 500 index is down 44.01 points, or 2.1 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 94.41 points, or 2 percent.
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