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The stock market rose last week, finishing an eventful year on a positive note. Stocks moved sideways for much of the shortened week before rallying during the final two hours of trading on Thursday. During Thursday’s session, The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 197 points, or 0.65%. The S&P 500 was up 0.64%, and the Nasdaq Composite increased 0.14%. For the week, the DJIA rose 1.35%, the S&P 500 1.43%, and the Nasdaq Composite 0.65%. For the full year, the DJIA rose 7.25%, the S&P 14.6%, and the Nasdaq 43.64%.

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