Wall Street ends higher even as government shutdown looms
Wall Street rose on Friday, led by gains in consumer stocks, even as a possible government shutdown loomed.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average <.dji> rose 53.71 points, or 0.21 percent, to 26,071.52, the S&P 500 <.spx> gained 12.28 points, or 0.44 percent, to 2,810.31 and the Nasdaq Composite <.ixic> added 40.33 points, or 0.55 percent, to 7,336.38.
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