NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stocks closed out a historic week with another day of gains on Friday, as the Dow hit yet another closing high on a payrolls report that surpassed even the most optimistic forecasts.
Based on the latest available data, the Dow Jones industrial average <.DJI> was up 67.58 points, or 0.46 percent, to end unofficially at 14,397.07. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index <.SPX> was up 6.92 points, or 0.45 percent, to finish unofficially at 1,551.18. The Nasdaq Composite Index <.IXIC> was up 12.28 points, or 0.38 percent, to close unofficially at 3,244.37.
For the week, the Dow was up 2.2 percent, the S&P 500 was up 2.2 percent and the Nasdaq was up 2.4 percent.
(Reporting by Caroline Valetkevitch; Editing by Jan Paschal)
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