Stocks end worst week of year up slightly

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Despite moving modestly higher on the day, stocks were pummeled this week after economic and euro zone dread gripped market participants across the world, igniting a global selling frenzy and the blue chips’ steepest fall since the depths of the 2008 financial crisis.

According to preliminary calculations, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 36.4 points, or 0.34%, to 10,770, the S&P 500 gained 6.8 points, or 0.6%, to 1,136 and the Nasdaq Composite climbed 27.6 points, or 1.1%, to 2,483.

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