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NEW YORK— Stocks ended slightly higher on Friday, helped by better-than-expected quarterly results from Google's parent Alphabet and retailer Amazon and a modest recovery in oil prices. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 24.11 points, or 0.1 percent, to 18,432.24. The Standard& Poor's 500 index rose 3.54 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,173.60.
Alphabet Inc., up $25.50 to $791.34. Exxon Mobil Corp., down $1.25 to $88.95. Amazon.com Inc., up $6.20 to $758.81.
U.S. stocks closed mixed Friday, the last trading day of the month, as encouraging earnings from major tech companies offset negative reports from some energy firms and a disappointing GDP report.
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Amazon and Facebook continued to rise up the world's most valuable companies list, passing Exxon Mobil in market cap. USAT reports.
European stocks recovered to close in the black on Friday as investors worked their way through another raft of European earnings.
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However, the gains were held back by disappointing results from Exxon Mobil as well as news out of the Bank of Japan, which did not announce as much stimulus as many had hoped. The Dow was held back partly by a drop in the oil giant Exxon Mobil. Exxon fell $1.25, or 1.4 percent, to $88.95.
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NEW YORK— The latest on developments in global financial markets:. Schlumberger gained 2 percent and Chevron rose 1 percent. Exxon Mobil fell 2 percent Friday, the most in the Dow Jones industrial average, after reporting its smallest quarterly profit in almost 17 years.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a mostly lower open Friday amid earnings and after second-quarter GDP showed a 1.2 percent annualized growth rate.
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