Stock Market Today: October 24, 2014
Stocks finished the week with a flourish on Friday, as good earnings from big-name companies powered the market higher. At the close, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 127 points, the NASDAQ gained 31 points, and the S&P 500 tacked on 14 points. For the week the Dow was up 425 points; the NASDAQ, 226 points; And the S&P, 78 points. Stocks were higher four days out of five, with Wednesday’s session the only downer.