New York, Oct 23 : US benchmark indexes were mixed in daily trading Friday, but all three indexes capped their third straight week of gains.
Strong earnings reports through the week, accentuated by better than expected performances by passenger airlines, pushed investor interest, Bloomberg financial news agency reported.
The blue-chip Dow Jones Industrial Average shed 14.01 points Friday, or 0.13 percent, to 11,132.56. The broader Standard and Poor's 500 Index gained 2.82 points, or 0.24 percent, to 1,183.08.
The technology-heavy Nasdaq Composite Index climbed 19.72 points, or 0.8 percent, to 2,479.39.