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U.S. stocks close mostly lower but book weekly gains

U.S. shares closed mostly decrease on Friday, largely due to a selloff in energy stocks. The S&P 500 energy sectors slumped 2.6%, weighing on the broader index. But all 3 major benchmarks posted weekly positive aspects. The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.24% closed 58.67 issues, or 0.2%, decrease at 24,753.09, however posted a 0.2% weekly acquire. The S&P 500 index SPX, -0.24% fell 6.43 issues, or 0.2% to two,721.33 however ended the week 0.three% higher. Meanwhile the Nasdaq Composite COMP, +0.13% complex 9.42 issues, or 0.1% to 7,433.85 and won 1.1% over the week. Among the worst performers on the S&P 500, Gap Inc. GPS, -14.57% stocks fell 15% because the retailer reported disappointing earnings.

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