Dow Ends Week Up 113

S&P 500, Nasdaq fall
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Sep 25, 2015 3:19 PM CDT
In this Aug. 24, 2015 file photo, trader John Santiago, center, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, in New York.   (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

(Newser) – Early gains for US stocks were mostly gone by the end of the day, leaving indexes mixed at the closing bell. A late slump in health care stocks offset gains in financial stocks today. Banks and other financial companies got a boost after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said that the central bank was still likely to raise interest rates this year. The Dow Jones industrial average climbed 113 points, or 0.7%, to 16,314. The Standard & Poor's 500 index slipped a point to 1,931. The Nasdaq composite slumped 48 points, or 1%, to 4,686. Bond prices fell. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note rose to 2.16%. (Read more US economy stories.)

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