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Wall Street ends up after economic data; S&P up for a fifth week

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By Caroline ValetkevitchNEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose on Friday following upbeat economic data and gains in technology shares, pushing the Dow and the S&P 500 to a fifth straight week of gains.Data showed U.S. retail sales jumped in September, and the University of Michigan's consumer sentiment index hit its highest since January 2004.Another report showed consumer prices recorded their biggest increase in eight months as hurricanes Harvey and Irma boosted demand but underlying inflation remained muted.Netflix shares closed 1.9 percent higher after hitting an intraday record high at ...

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First Published: Sat, October 14 2017. 02:18 IST
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