16 Dec '11, 10pm

US stocks close higher

US stocks close higher

NEW YORK: US stocks looked set for another week under the cloud of Europe's public debt crisis and worries over whether the US economy can sustain its peppy fourth quarter growth into 2012. Investors will have a batch of indicators on the depressed US housing market to sift through next week, from home sales to durable goods orders, that could signal the economy's direction in the coming months. Stocks closed mixed Friday, unable to sustain the gains of the prior day that had snapped a three-day losing streak. Over the week, the Dow Jones Industrial Average shed 317.87 points (2.61 percent) to 11,866.39. The tech-rich Nasdaq Composite lost 91.52 points (3.46 percent) to 2,555.33, and the S&P 500, a broader measure of the markets, dropped 35.53 points (2.83) percent to 1,219.66. Stocks suffered losses in the first three days of the week as the euphoria of a European Union d...

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