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Stocks finish lower for session, higher for quarter


The tech-heavy Nasdaq closed short of another record Friday while the Dow industrials and S&P 500 finished lower, but all three finished higher for the week and the quarter. The Dow Jones Industrial Average

DJIA, -0.31%

declined 65.27 points, or 0.3%, to finish at 20,663.22, led lower by shares of Exxon Mobil Corp.

XOM, -2.02%

and DuPont

DD, -1.60%

For the week, the Dow finished up 0.3%, but 0.7% lower for the month, while notching a 4.6% gain for the quarter. The S&P 500 index

SPX, -0.23%

closed down 5.34 points, or 0.2%, at 2,362.72, with financial and telecom stocks weighing on the index. The S&P 500 closed up 0.8% for the week, down less than 0.1% for the month, and up 5.5% for the quarter. The Nasdaq Composite index

COMP, -0.04%

finished down 2.61 points, or less than 0.1%, at 5,911.74, snapping a five-session streak of gains. The Nasdaq rose 1.4% for the week, 1.5% for the month, and nearly 10% for the quarter.

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