Friday, August 02, 2013 5:15 pm
News Summary: Tepid jobs growth
The Associated Press
SUMMER RALLY EXTENDED: The Dow Jones industrial average ended the week 0.6 percent higher, its sixth consecutive weekly gain. The Standard & Poor's 500 index also closed higher, gaining for a fifth week in six.
GETTING CONNECTED: LinkedIn surged $22.58, or 10.6 percent, to $235.58 after the professional networking company posted second-quarter earnings late Thursday that surpassed analysts' expectations. The company also recorded its biggest quarterly gain in membership since going public in May 2011.