Stocks end up; Nasdaq gains 1.5% for week


Stocks ended higher Friday, shaking off early losses after a disappointing existing home sales report, as some investors took the data as a factor that could delay the start of the Fed’s reduced bond purchases. The Dow rose nearly 47 points, or 0.3%, to 15,011, helped by a 7.8% rise in Microsoft.

The RBR Radio Index was up 11.922, or 1.8%, to 684.001.

The TVBR Television Index was up 8.099, or 1.2%, to 681.408.

Nexstar, up 6.5%
Salem, up 3.8%
Cumulus, up 3.8%

Saga, down 2.7%
Emmis, down 1.9%
Gray, down 1.4%