Stocks ended near unchanged Friday, leaving the Dow Jones Industrial Average clinging to a small weekly gain while the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite lost ground. The Dow
ended with a gain of around 1 point near 31,495, according to preliminary figures, leaving the blue-chip gauge with a weekly gain of 0.1%. The S&P 500
fell around 7 points, or 0.2%, to finish near 3,907, while the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite
edged up 9 points, or 0.1%, to around 13,874. The S&P 500 saw a weekly fall of 0.7%, while the Nasdaq declined 1.6%.