Stocks Finish Mixed

Investors Friday weighed some downbeat words on the economy from Fed officials and a jump in crude oil to above $90 per barrel

Major stock market indexes closed mixed Friday in light trading, with the Nasdaq outpacing the Dow industrials and S&P 500. The tech-heavy index's earlier gains were spurred by news of Amazon.com's (AMZN) announcement of a big stock and debt repurchase plan and better than expected fourth-quarter results from tech outsourcing company Cognizant CTSH.

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