US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St rises with help from industrial data

NEW YORK, March 16 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose on Friday boosted by strong industrial output numbers though Wall Street's three major indexes posted losses for the week.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 72.91 points, or 0.29 percent, to 24,946.57, the S&P 500 gained 4.51 points, or 0.16 percent, to 2,751.84 and the Nasdaq Composite added 0.25 point, or 0 percent, to 7,481.99. (Reporting by April Joyner Editing by James Dalgleish)