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Stock market closed for Good Friday

The stock market is closed and the bond market will close early for Good Friday. On Thursday, the Dow industrials rose 70 points to a 2010 high on the final day of a shortened week.
/ Source: The Associated Press

The stock market is closed Friday and the bond market will close early for Good Friday.

On Thursday, The Dow Jones industrial average rose 70 points to a 2010 high on the final day of a shortened week. Major stock indexes rose for a fifth straight week, giving the Dow its longest winning streak since mid-April last year.

The market has been climbing with little interruption for a year. In the past seven weeks, the gains have been marked by steady increases that are adding up. The Dow on Wednesday wrapped up its strongest first quarter since 1999.

The Dow Jones industrial average closed the week up 76.71 points, or 0.7 percent, at 10,927.07. The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 11.51, or 1 percent, to 1,178.10. The Nasdaq composite index rose 7.45, or 0.3 percent, to 2,402.58.

Next week, investors will get reports on the nation's service industry and on pending home sales and consumer credit.