A Strong Week for Stocks as the Fed Takes Center Stage

The Dow advanced, but the Nasdaq inched lower Friday as investors set their sights on next week's rate-setting meeting

Stocks ended mixed Friday as investors booked some profits after three straight days of gains. The disclosure of more accounting problems at bankrupt telecom company WorldCom, along with some bad news in the storage sector, weighed on sentiment.

To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.