Created: 08/28/2015 6:52 PM WNYT.com
By: By The Associated Press
U.S. stocks closed mostly higher on Friday, capping a volatile week.
Stocks fell heavily in the first two days of trading this week on concerns about the health of China's economy. The market then rebounded sharply as investors decided to scoop up bargains.
For the day:
The Dow fell 11.76 points, or 0.1 percent, to 16,643.01.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 1.21 points, or 0.1 percent, to 1,988.87.
The Nasdaq composite added 15.62 points, or 0.3 percent, to 4,828.32.
For the week:
The Dow is up 183.26 points, or 1.1 percent.
The S&P 500 index is up 17.98 points, or 0.9 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 122.29 points, or 2.6 percent.
For the year:
The Dow is down 1,180.06 points, or 6.6 percent.
The S&P 500 index is down 70.03 points, or 3.4 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 92.27 points, or 2 percent.
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