Dow turns up for the year


After three straight days of advances, stocks finished the week with solid gains, sending the S&P 500 above the 1,900 level, a first on a closing basis. Friday’s gains sent the Dow into positive territory for the year, alongside the S&P and Nasdaq. Investors welcomed better-than-expected new-home sales numbers. The S&P closed 8.04 points, or 0.4%, higher at 1,900.53 and gained 1.2% over the week. The Dow gained 63.19 points, or 0.4%, to 16,606.27 and finished the week 0.7% higher. The Nasdaq ended the day up 31.47 points, or 0.8%, at 4,185.81, clocking in a 2.3% gain over the past five days.

The RBR Radio Index was up 4.799, or .5%, to 894.722.

The TVBR Television Index was up 11.037, or 1.3%, to 844.323.

Gray, up 2.5%
CBS, up 2.5%
Emmis, up 2.4%

CC Media, down 2.1%
Beasley, down 1.0%