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Stocks Rise

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 91 points in Friday trading to close at 17,824. The S&P 500 rose 8 points to 2,089. The Nasdaq rose 31 points to 5,105. The LABJ Stock Index rose 2 points to 244.

Stocks Fall; Ritter Pharmaceuticals Rises, Rentech Sinks

The Dow Jones industrial average fell 4 points in Thursday trading to close at 17,733. The S&P 500 fell 2 points to 2,081. The Nasdaq fell 2 points to 5,074. The LABJ Stock Index was flat at 242.

Stocks Rise; Skechers Soars, Second Sight Medical Products Tanks

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 248 points in Wednesday trading to close at 17,737. The S&P 500 rose 33 points to 2,084. The Nasdaq rose 89 points to 5,075. The LABJ Stock Index rose 1 point to 239.

Stocks Rise; United Online Soars, Capstone Turbine Tanks

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 238 points in Monday trading to close at 17,483. The S&P 500 rose 30 points to 2,053. The Nasdaq rose 57 points to 4,985. The LABJ Stock Index rose 3 points to 236.

Stocks Fall

The Dow Jones industrial average fell 56 points in Wednesday trading to close at 17,702. The S&P 500 fell 7 points to 2,075. The Nasdaq fell 16 points to 5,067. The LABJ Stock Index fell 1 point to 239.

Stocks Mixed; Kite Pharma Rises, Rentech Sinks

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 28 points in Tuesday trading to close at 17,758. The S&P 500 rose 3 points to 2,082. The Nasdaq fell 12 points to 5,083. The LABJ Stock Index was flat at 240.

Stocks Fall; Motorcar Parts of America Soars, Capstone Turbine Tanks

The Dow Jones industrial average fell 180 points in Monday trading to close at 17,730. The S&P 500 fell 21 points to 2,079. The Nasdaq fell 52 points to 5,095. The LABJ Stock Index fell 1 point to 239.

NantKwest, Stamps.com Among This Week’s Movers

The Los Angeles Business Journal’s index of the largest local public companies was up for the week. The weighted LABJ index rose 1 percent to close at 240, with gainers outpacing losers 97 to 55. Three companies closed the week unchanged.

Stocks Mixed

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 47 points in Friday trading to close at 17,910. The S&P 500 fell 1 point to 2,099. The Nasdaq rose 19 points to 5,147. The LABJ Stock Index was flat at 240.

Stocks Fall; MRV Communications Rises, Ducommun Sinks

The Dow Jones industrial average fell 4 points in Thursday trading to close at 17,863. The S&P 500 fell 2 points to 2,100. The Nasdaq fell 15 points to 5,128. The LABJ Stock Index was flat at 240.

Stocks Fall; NantKwest Tops, ReachLocal Tanks

The Dow Jones industrial average fell 51 points in Wednesday trading to close at 17,868. The S&P 500 fell 7 points to 2,102. The Nasdaq fell 3 points to 5,142. The LABJ Stock Index fell 3 points to 240.

Royal Bank of Canada Completes Acquisition of City National

L.A.’s biggest bank is officially Canadian.

Stocks Rise; Second Sight Soars, TrueCar Brakes

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 165 points in Monday trading to close at 17,829. The S&P 500 rose 25 points to 2,104. The Nasdaq rose 73 points to 5,127. The LABJ Stock Index rose 4 points to 241.

NantKwest, On Assignment Among This Week’s Movers

The Los Angeles Business Journal’s index of the largest local public companies was up for the week. The weighted LABJ index rose less than 1 percent to close at 237, with losers outpacing gainers 96 to 52. Eight companies ended the week unchanged.

Stocks Fall

The Dow Jones industrial average fell 92 points in Friday trading to close at 17,664. The S&P 500 fell 10 points to 2,079. The Nasdaq fell 21 points to 5,054. The LABJ Stock Index fell 2 points to 237.