Wall Street rises modestly following Yellen speech
U.S. stocks mostly rose slightly on Friday, lifted by high-dividend paying stocks, after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen stayed silent on monetary policy in a much-anticipated speech.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average <.dji> rose 31.71 points, or 0.15 percent, to 21,815.11, the S&P 500 <.spx> gained 4.26 points, or 0.17 percent, to 2,443.23 and the Nasdaq Composite <.ixic> dropped 5.68 points, or 0.09 percent, to 6,265.64.
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