Dow Wavered After Jobs Report, Virgin Galactic Slides—and What Else Happened in the Stock Market Today
Stocks closed mixed Friday, as market participants digested a stronger-than-expected July jobs report.
After the bell and at the end of an exciting week for the market, the Dow Jones Industrial AverageDJIA +0.23% closed 74 points higher, or up 0.2%. The S&P 500SPX –0.16% , meanwhile, was down 0.2% at the close, and the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite was 0.5% lower.
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