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The market ends the week mixed as oil retreats and the dollar continues to strengthen. The NASDAQ and tech lead the way for stocks, up almost 1.6% for the week, followed by the S&P roughly flat, and the Dow lower for the week by almost a percent.
Stocks ended a mundane week mixed, despite modest gains Friday fueled by plunging oil prices that nevertheless couldn't offset a cautionary trading environment.
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Companies with good dividend payments are attractive during periods of market volatility, Wouter Weijand, chief investment officer of high income equity at Fortis Investments said Friday.
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The Dow took the Fed ball and ran with it, crossing the finish line with a gain of more than 330 points.
With minutes to go before the close, the Dow is up over 300 led by AIG, Boeing, and P&G.
The Dow got a pop of relief after the Fed announced plans to hold rates steady and said inflation should moderate.
Stocks rallied unusually sharply for a Fed-meeting day, buoyed by oil's drop below $120 a barrel and a better-than-expected report on the services sector.
Stocks jumped after a report showed a better-than-expected improvement in the service sector last month. The market had already been buoyed by falling oil prices and confidence that the Federal Reserve won't deliver any surprise surprise rate moves.
Procter & Gamble posted higher quarterly profit on Tuesday as price increases and cost controls offset soaring prices for oil and other commodities.