A flurry of corporate deals and a positive outlook for the technology industry gave the stock market a lift Friday.
Still, major indexes had their first weekly losses in a month. A combination of so-so economic news and concerns about the impact of higher oil prices weighed on stocks earlier in the week.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 41.55 points, or 0.3 percent, to 16,775.74.
The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose 6.05 points, or 0.3 percent, to 1,936.16.
The Nasdaq composite rose 13.02 points, or 0.3 percent, to 4,310.65.
For the week:
The Dow is down 148.54 points, or 0.9 percent.
The S&P 500 is down 13.28 points, or 0.7 percent.
The Nasdaq dropped 10.74 points, or 0.3 percent.
For the year:
The Dow is up 199.08 points, or 1.2 percent.
The S&P 500 is up 87.80 points, or 4.8 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 134.06 points, or 3.2 percent.