S&P 500 (Figure 2)
Friday's Index Wrap-up
The Dow Jones Industrial Average ($DJI) ended the day on Friday with a gain of 61.91 points, or 0.51%, and closed at 12,169.65. Twenty-eight of the Dow's thirty index components ended the session in the black. The strongest were Bank of America (BAC) (+2.38%), Disney (DIS) (+2.03%), and Cisco Systems (CSCO) (+1.88%). The two losers were Alcoa (AA) (-0.56%) and Boeing (BA) (-0.43%).
The S&P 500 ($SPX) finished the session with a gain of 10.28 points, or 0.83%, and closed at 1,254.00. The strongest individual percentage performers in the index were TripAdvisor (TRIP) (+6.07%), Walgreen Co. (WAG) (+4.19%), and International Game Tech. (IGT) (+3.70%). The weakest were Mead Johnson Nutrition (MJN) (-5.05%), MetroPCS Communications (PCS) (-2.97%), and LSI Corp. (LSI) (-2.48%).