US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-S&P, Nasdaq end lower on Intel and GE results
NEW YORK Jan 17 (Reuters) - The S&P 500 and Nasdaq declined on Friday, led by losses in Intel and General Electric after disappointing results.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 41.55 points, or 0.25 percent, to end unofficially at 16,458.56. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index slipped 7.19 points, or 0.39 percent, to finish unofficially at 1,838.70. The Nasdaq Composite Index fell 21.11 points, or 0.50 percent, to close unofficially at 4,197.58.
For the week, the Dow rose 0.1 percent, while the S&P 500 slipped 0.2 percent and the Nasdaq gained 0.5 percent.
DAVOS, Switzerland - Central banks have done their best to rescue the world economy by printing money and politicians must now act fast to enact structural reforms and pro-investment policies to boost growth, central bankers said on Saturday.