NEW YORK (AP) – Stocks are ending moderately higher, giving the market its sixth straight week of gains.

Earnings reports from Citigroup Inc. and General Electric Co. came in ahead of estimates Friday, giving investors a reason to hold onto the gains of the week.

The Dow Jones industrial average is up 6 points, or less than 0.1 percent, at 8,131. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index is up 4, or 0.5 percent, at 870. The Nasdaq composite index is up 3, or 0.2 percent, at 1,673.

Two stocks rose for every one that fell on the New York Stock Exchange, where volume came to 1.9 billion shares.


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