(CNBC) Stocks finished Friday with slight gains but the major indexes capped the week with significant losses between a slew of somber economic reports and increasing tensions between China and the U.S.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced on Friday by 60.08 points, or 0.25%, to 23,685.42, but ended the week lower by 2.65%. Earlier in the day, the 30-stock average dropped more than 270 points.
The S&P 500 finished Friday’s session up 0.39% at 2,863.70 while the Nasdaq Composite added 0.79% to close at 9,014.56.
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