Stocks Finish Mixed

Next week's big events for the markets: the FOMC meeting, the June employment report, and the transfer of power in Iraq

Stocks finished mixed Friday amid some earnings and economic news. Tech stocks were higher, while weakness in pharmaceutical and consumer staples stocks pushed down the broader market. There was some activity related to the rebalancing of Russell indices at the close of trading, while some investors remain cautious ahead of next week's Federal Reserve meeting and handover of Iraq power.

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