Trading ended with mixed moves on Friday. The Dow and S&P 500 shed some points while the Nasdaq managed to eke out a new all-time record high. Moves were mixed on a variety of economic news. Retail sales levels were unchanged in July. June’s increase was upwardly revised from 0.6% to 0.8%. Meanwhile, consumer confidence is up this month. In a preliminary reading for August, the University of Michigan’s consumer sentiment index gained a 0.4 point, hitting 90.4. Looking elsewhere, producer prices retreated in July. The producer price index for final demand dipped 0.4%. The core PPI, which excludes food and energy, was unchanged for the second straight month.