NEW YORK (July 26, 2013)—After a dip early in the day, stocks ended the day pretty much where they started it.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index edged up a point, or 0.08 percent, to close at 1,691 Friday, marking its first weekly loss in a month.
The Dow Jones industrial average came back from a 150-point loss and ended up three points, just 0.02 percent, to close at 15,558.
The Nasdaq composite rose eight points, 0.2 percent, to end at 3,613.
Expedia plunged 27 percent to $47.20 after the online travel agency reported that its profit fell by a third as costs increased.
Starbucks rose 8 percent to $73.36 after beating Wall Street's profit estimates.
More stocks fell than rose on the New York Stock Exchange where volume was very light at 2.7 billion shares.