U.S. stocks finished higher Friday, clinching their fourth straight weekly gain and highest close of the year, as crude oil prices rallied and worries about slowing global growth faded. The S&P 500 closed 32.49 points, or 1.6%, higher at 2,022.09 The Dow industrials finished 217.64 points, or 1.3%, higher at 17,212.77, led by Pfizer Inc.[ and E. I. du Ponte de Nemours and Company. The Nasdaq Composite finished 86.31 points, or 1.9%, higher at 4,748.47.
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