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Dow, S&P close at 5-year highs

(CNBC) The Dow and S&P 500 turned decisively higher in the final minutes of trading to close at their best level since December 2007 and all three major averages turned in their third-straight weekly gain.

Stocks wavered around the flatline for most of the session following a weaker-than-expected consumer sentiment report and a mixed batch of corporate earnings.