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Feb. 14, 2020, 4:57 p.m. EST

S&P 500 and Nasdaq end week at records as investors weigh economic health, coronavirus

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By Andrea Riquier

The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq on Friday closed at an all-time high, capping a week that had produced a decided uptrend as investors parsed a round of corporate results, economic data and the spread of COVID-19. All three benchmarks, however finished the week solidly higher. The S&P 500 /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -4.41% gained 6.22 points, 0.2%, to close at 3,380.16, a record. The Nasdaq Composite Index /zigman2/quotes/210598365/realtime COMP -4.41% closed 19.21 points, 0.2%, also at a record at 9,731.18. Meanwhile, the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -4.44% finished 25.23 points, or 0.1%, down to end at 29,398.08. On the day, investors weighed slightly sluggish retail-sales growth in January against relatively upbeat corporate earnings, even as companies like Expedia /zigman2/quotes/202291990/lastsale EXPE -7.59% warned on the impact of the viral outbreak that reportedly originated in Wuhan, China last year. For the week, the Dow gained 1%, the S&P 500 was up 1.6%, and the Nasdaq gained 2.2%.

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S&P 500 and Nasdaq end at records to end week, amid signs of soft retail sales, coronavirus spread

/zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime
US : S&P US
2,470.50
-114.09 -4.41%
Volume: 3.67B
April 1, 2020 5:09p
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/zigman2/quotes/210598365/realtime
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
7,360.58
-339.52 -4.41%
Volume: 3.23M
April 1, 2020 5:16p
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/zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime
US : Dow Jones Global
20,943.51
-973.65 -4.44%
Volume: 508.31M
April 1, 2020 5:09p
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/zigman2/quotes/202291990/lastsale
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
$ 52.00
-4.27 -7.59%
Volume: 4.74M
April 1, 2020 4:00p
P/E Ratio
13.89
Dividend Yield
2.62%
Market Cap
$7.88 billion
Rev. per Employee
$458,082
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