A Mixed Friday

Friday’s trading session ended with mixed moves. The Dow and S&P 500 closed in the green zone while the Nasdaq shed some points. JPMorgan Chase, Caterpillar, IBM and Bank of America led the Dow’s ascent. Optimism provided by better-than-anticipated November jobs numbers was diminished by concerns about the progress on the U.S. budget talks in Washington.

Mixed Moves

Trading closed out mixed on Wednesday. The Dow and S&P 500 added some points. The Nasdaq ended in the red zone. Financial brands such as Citigroup and Bank of America led the Dow’s ascent while a drop in Apple pressured the Nasdaq. Moves were mixed amid the release of a variety of economic news.