Monday, 10 September 2012
U.S. stocks held steady at four-year highs on Friday, closing out their best week since June as a sharply disappointing jobs report only fuelled expectations that the Federal Reserve would act to stimulate the economy next week.
The Dow Jones industrial average ended up 14.64 points, or 0.11 percent, at 13,306.64. The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index was up 5.80 points, or 0.40 percent, at 1,437.92. The Nasdaq Composite Index was up 0.61 points, or 0.02 percent, at 3,136.42.