Stocks Finish Mixed

Next week, investors will get fresh readings on new home sales, GDP, consumer sentiment, and some earnings reports

Stocks finished mixed on Friday, as traders eyed seesawing oil prices and the government negotiated to lend some of its emergency reserves to help refineries hurt by Hurricane Ivan. The market had trouble recovering from losses during the week amid rising oil prices and some bearish corporate reports.

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