The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down 25.03 points or 0.17% at 14,514.10. The Nasdaq Composite closed down 9.86 points or 0.30% at 3,249.07.The S&P 500 ended off 2.53 points, 0.16% at 1,560.70.
All three indexes maintained the bulk of this week's gains. The DJIA posted a new life-time high of 14,539.30 Thursday andis 10.67% higher on the year. The Nasdaq Composite posted a high of 3260.62 earlier, the highest level since November 2000 and is up 7.6% on the year. The S&P 500 is within 1.1 points of its record reached in October 2007 and is up 9.43% on the year.