Stock Market Today: Stocks Extend Weekly Win Streak Ahead of Thanksgiving

Although the main indexes were quiet to end the week, Gap stock soared after the retailer reported earnings.

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Stocks closed out a stellar week on a quiet note as the momentum that sent the main indexes jolting higher Tuesday faded into Friday's close. Still, all three benchmarks ended with impressive weekly gains. 

On Friday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed with a fractional gain at 34,947, while the S&P 500 (+0.1% at 4,514) and the Nasdaq Composite (+0.1% at 14,125) muscled higher. For the week, the Dow jumped 1.8%, the S&P 500 surged 2.1% and the Nasdaq gained 2.2% – their third straight weekly win.

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Karee Venema
Senior Investing Editor,

With over a decade of experience writing about the stock market, Karee Venema is the senior investing editor at She joined the publication in April 2021 after 10 years of working as an investing writer and columnist at Schaeffer's Investment Research. In her previous role, Karee focused primarily on options trading, as well as technical, fundamental and sentiment analysis.