U.S. stocks finished the week with its 11th-straight record close. In economic news, Foot Locker shares leapt after the athletic retailer company reported fourth-quarter earnings and store sales that beat expectations. In other news, JCPenney will shut down 130 to 140 stores and close two distribution facilities in an effort to reinvent itself online to better optimize its remaining physical locations. U.S. bond prices increased. The Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 198 points, or less than one percent, for the week.
The best-performing sector was: Utilities
While the worst-performing sector was: Energy
The Dow Jones Industrial Average* was up 11.44 at 20,821.76
The Standard & Poor's 500 Index was up 3.53 at 2,367.34
The NASDAQ Composite Index was up 9.80 at 5,845.31
Volume on the New York Stock Exchange was moderate, with 934.63 million shares traded. Advancers and decliners were evenly matched on the day.
The spot price of gold rose $6.88 to $1,256.66
The spot price of silver rose $0.16 to $18.35
And crude oil prices fell $0.42 to $54.03
The 30-year Treasury yield closed at 2.95%
And the 10-year Treasury yield finished at 2.32%
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