NEW YORK, July 12 U.S. stocks edged higher on
Friday on strong earnings from major banks, but gains were
capped by losses at Boeing, which fell after one of its
Dreamliner planes caught fire in London.
The Dow Jones industrial average was up 1.38 points,
or 0.01 percent, at 15,462.30. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index
was up 5.03 points, or 0.30 percent, at 1,680.05. The
Nasdaq Composite Index was up 21.78 points, or 0.61
percent, at 3,600.08.
For the week, the Dow rose 2.1 percent, the S&P rose 2.9
percent and the Nasdaq added 3.5 percent.