U.S. stocks closed mostly higher Friday as a postelection rally lost some steam. Energy, health care and materials companies were among the biggest decliners. Consumer goods, technology and financials stocks notched gains. The S&P 500 index still had its best weekly gain in two years.
The Dow Jones industrial average climbed 39.78 points, or 0.2 percent, to 18,847.66.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 3.03 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,164.45.
The Nasdaq composite rose 28.32 points, or 0.5 percent, to 5,237.11.
For the week:
The Dow is up 959.38 points, or 5.4 percent.
The S&P 500 is up 79.27 points, or 3.8 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 190.74 points, or 3.8 percent.
For the year:
The Dow is up 1,422.63 points, or 8.2 percent.
The S&P 500 is up 120.51 points, or 5.9 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 229.70 points, or 4.6 percent.
This story has been automatically published from the Associated Press wire which uses US spellings