How major US stock indexes fared Thursday

Stocks finished mostly higher Thursday after another day of mixed trading. Chipmakers rallied while drugmakers fell.On Thursday:The S&P 500 index edged up 3.63 points, or 0.1 per cent, to 2,642.33.The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 22.38 points, or 0.1 per cent, to 24,553.24.The Nasdaq composite climbed 47.69 points, or 0.7 per cent, to 7,073.46.The Russell 2000 of small-company stocks jumped 10.15 points, or 0.7 per cent, to 1,464.41.For the week:The S&P 500 is down 28.38 points, or 1.1 per cent.The Dow is down 153.11 points, or 0.6 per cent.The Nasdaq is down 83.77 points, or 1.2 per cent.The Russell 2000 is down 18.09 points, or 1.2 per cent.For the year:The S&P 500 is up 135.48 points, or 5.4 per cent.The Dow is up 1,225.78 points, or 5.3 per cent.The Nasdaq is up 438.18 points, or 6.6 per cent.The Russell 2000 is up 115.85 points, or 8.6 per cent.The Associated Press

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