Dow Ends Week Up 74 S&P 500, Nasdaq also up By Newser Editors and Wire Services Posted Oct 16, 2015 3:27 PM CDT 0 comments Comments Stock traders work at the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) (Newser) – Stocks are closing higher after a day of meandering, giving the market its third straight week of gains. The Dow edged up 74 points, or 0.4%, to 17,215 Friday. The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose nine points, or 0.5%, to 2,033. The Nasdaq composite climbed 16 points, or 0.3%, to 4,886. Company earnings were in focus again Friday. General Electric rose 3%, the most in the Dow Jones industrial average, after the industrial conglomerate reported earnings that beat analysts' forecasts. Schlumberger slid 2% after the company announced job cuts. Other oilfied service providers also fell. Bond prices fell. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note rose to 2.03%.