Dow finishes wild week on an up note

(AP) - The wildest week in Wall Street's history isending on an up note.A rebound in retail sales in July helped the stock market pushhigher

NEW YORK - (AP) - The wildest week in Wall Street's history isending on an up note.

A rebound in retail sales in July helped the stock market pushhigher Friday. The week has been marked by seesaw trading. The DowJones industrial average rose or fell by more than 400 points eachof the first four days of the week as investors reacted to concernsabout the global economy and Europe's debt problems.

The Dow is finishing with a gain of 125 points, or 1.1 percent,to 11,269. The S&P 500 is up 6, or 0.5 percent, to 1,279. TheNasdaq is up 15, or 0.6 percent, to 2,508.

Two shares rose for every one that fell on the New York StockExchange. Volume was an above average 4.9 billion shares.

Dow soars 423 points on economic newsStocks plunge as attention returns to weak economyDow rallies after Fed statement, up 429 points Wall Street takes a dive on first day after downgradeU.S. downgrade raises anxiety, if not interest ratesS&P downgrades U.S. credit rating from AAA

Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Top 5 Must See

The footage was shared online by Thomas Marrone, 1 Video appears to show abuse inside NYDogWorks in Oceanside
Executive director of the Maritime Museum Terry Blipman 2 LI Maritime Museum hosts Dutch Christmas Festival
Police say James Burke, 76, veered off the 3 Police: Medical event led to fatal crash in Huntington Station
Empire State Development Corp. canceled its 4-year-old request 4 Plans for Belmont Park soccer stadium nixed by state
Angela Conte-Gentille says she remembers growing up in 5 Facebook post fuels push for East Meadow Ave. decorations

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Need help this holiday season? We've got you Holiday Help Series

Need a gift idea? Perhaps you need a fun idea to do with the kids?

Each week, News 12's Doug Geed explores the Check out fun things to do on the East End!

Each week a different shelter visits News 12 Dog Day Fridays Series

Each week a different shelter visits News 12 Long Island with pets up for adoption.

News 12 digs deep to find Long Island's Discover Long Island's Hidden Past

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE