Stock RoundupFriday, November 23, 2012
The S&P 500 closed up 1.21% to 1,408 on Friday.
The U.S. markets closed early today following the Thanksgiving holiday.
The Nasdaq rose 1.38% to 2,967, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 1.35% to 13,010.
The yield on a 10-year treasury bond rose 0.30% to 1.69%.
The price of gold was up 1.42% to $1,753 per ounce.
Shares of Irvine-based heart-valve maker Edwards Lifesciences Corp. closed up about 2% to $86 for a market value of $9.9 billion.
Irvine disk drive maker Western Digital Corp. rose about 2% to $35 for a market value of $8.6 billion.