Market Snapshot: S&P 500 logs longest win streak in 1½ years after strong jobs report

U.S. stocks closed higher Friday, with the S&P 500 logging its longest win streak since October 2017, as investors cheered a solid jobs report and upbeat comments on prospects for a U.S.-China trade deal.

How did the benchmarks fare?

The S&P 500 index SPX, +0.46% climbed 13.35 points, or 0.5%, to 2,892.74, rising for the seventh straight session. The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.15% advanced 40.36 points, or 0.2%, to 26,424.99 and the Nasdaq Composite Index COMP, +0.59% rose 46.91 points, or 0.6%, to 7,938.69.

For the week, the S&P 500 gained 2.1%, the blue-chip index added 1.9% and the tech-heavy Nasdaq rallied 2.7%.

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