Stock Market Today: Major Indexes Post Weekly Gains

Stocks largely traded flat Friday amid a slow news day and a trickle of economic datapoints.

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U.S. equities slipped into the weekend on a quiet note, especially compared to how much noise the market has been making of late.

Traders finished the week's heavy menu of Fed rate-hike talk and developments in Ukraine with just a bite of economic news and little else to digest Friday.

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Kyle Woodley

Kyle Woodley is the Editor-in-Chief of WealthUp, a site dedicated to improving the personal finances and financial literacy of people of all ages. He also writes the weekly The Weekend Tea newsletter, which covers both news and analysis about spending, saving, investing, the economy and more.

Kyle was previously the Senior Investing Editor for Kiplinger.com, and the Managing Editor for InvestorPlace.com before that. His work has appeared in several outlets, including Yahoo! Finance, MSN Money, Barchart, The Globe & Mail and the Nasdaq. He also has appeared as a guest on Fox Business Network and Money Radio, among other shows and podcasts, and he has been quoted in several outlets, including MarketWatch, Vice and Univision. He is a proud graduate of The Ohio State University, where he earned a BA in journalism. 

You can check out his thoughts on the markets (and more) at @KyleWoodley.