(CNBC) U.S. stocks staged a mixed finish Friday, with the S&P 500 ending at another record, as investors tracked the standoff in Ukraine and after February’s jobs report indicated the harsh winter could be the culprit behind recent weakness in economic data.

“The job market’s in good shape, but there’s not a lot of reaction, because that’s pretty much what people were thinking before the report. What we’ve seen the last couple of months is the bond market reacting as though the underlying economy was weak, and the stock market was discounting weak economic data, so yields had fallen while stocks had moved higher. We all knew the views would reconcile,” said Kate Warne, market strategist at Edward Jones.

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