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The Journal Gazette

Friday, May 10, 2013 5:34 pm

News Summary: Stocks rise for third week in a row

By The Associated Press

SMALL IS BEAUTIFUL: The Russell 2000, an index of small-company stocks, put the Dow Jones industrial average to shame. It closed the week up 2.2 percent, more than double the Dow's gain.

COMMODITY CRUNCH: Dow stocks were held back by falling commodity prices. Exxon Mobil, Chevron and Alcoa, all stocks tied to the prices of crude oil and other basic materials, fell 1 percent or more.

GAP CLIMBS : Gap rose $2.18, or 5.6 percent, to $40.99 after the retailer reported higher sales in April.