Oil prices and energy companies rebounded on Friday after OPEC said it would produce more oil, but not as much as investors feared. While the trading tensions remained in the headlines, US equities ended a bit higher at the end of a bumpy week.
The S & P 500 Index rose 5.1
The Nasdaq composite lost 20.13 points, or 0.3 percent, to 7,692.82.
The Russell 2000 Index of Smaller Stocks Lost 3.37 Points or 0.2 Percent, to 1,685.58
For the Week:
The S & P 500 fell 24.78 points or 0 , 9 percent.
The Dow lost 509.59 points or 2 percent.
The Nasdaq slipped 53.56 points or 0.7
The Russell 2000 added 1.67 points, or 0.1 percent.
For the year:
The S & P 500 has gone up by 81.27 points or 3 percent
The Dow has fallen by 138.33 points or 0.6
The Nasdaq is around 789, 43 points or 11.4 percent increase.
The Russell 2000 has risen by 150.07 points or 9.8 percent.