U.S. stocks edged higher today. In corporate news, Snap-on reported adjusted earnings-per-share came in higher than consensus analyst estimates. In economics news, U.S. retail sales grew 1.6% in March, the highest growth markets have seen in over a year. U.S. Treasury bond prices rose, as their yields fell. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 147 points, or less than 1%, for the week.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average* was up 110 points or 0.4% to 26,560
The Standard & Poor's 500 Index was up 5 points or 0.2% to 2,905
The NASDAQ Composite Index was up 2 points or 0.0% to 7,998
The 30-year Treasury yield closed lower at 2.96% and the 10-year Treasury yield finished lower at 2.56%
The spot price of gold rose $1.06 to 1,275.07
And the price of crude oil rose $0.24 to $64.00
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