For the week, the S&P and the Nasdaq advanced from last Friday's close, while the Dow posted a weekly loss.
Much of the focus centered on Thursday's consumer price data, which eased jitters over the duration of the current inflation wave.
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Unofficially, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) rose 14.41 points, or 0.04%, to 34,480.65, the S&P 500 (.SPX) gained 8.29 points, or 0.20%, to 4,247.47 and the Nasdaq Composite (.IXIC) added 49.09 points, or 0.35%, to 14,069.42.
Among the 11 major sectors in the S&P 500, healthcare suffered the biggest percentage drop.
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