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How major US stock market indexes fared on Friday

Associated Press logo Associated Press 5/05/2017

A solid pickup in hiring last month helped push the stock market to record highs Friday. The gains were driven by energy, technology and industrial companies.

On Friday:

The Standard & Poor's 500 index advanced 9.77 points, or 0.4 percent, to 2,399.29.

The Dow Jones industrial average picked up 55.47 points, or 0.3 percent, to 21,006.94.

The Nasdaq composite rose 25.42 points, or 0.4 percent, to 6,100.76.

The Russell 2000 index of small-company stocks gained 8.15 points, or 0.6 percent, to 1,397.

For the week:

The S&P 500 rose 15.09 points, or 0.6 percent.

The Dow is edged up 66.43, or 0.3 percent.

The Nasdaq climbed 53.15 points, or 0.9 percent.

The Russell 2000 slid 3.43 points, or 0.2 percent.

For the year:

The S&P 500 is up 160.46 points, or 7.2 percent.

The Dow is up 1,244.34 points, or 6.3 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 717.64 points, or 13.3 percent.

The Russell 2000 is up 39.87 points, or 2.9 percent.

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