Wall Street ends up slightly, snapping three days of losses | Business

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People walk by New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in the financial district in New York, US, August 10, 2017. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

NEW YORK: US stocks ended higher on Friday, snapping three days of losses, as investors bet on a slower US rate hikes, but gains were muted by increasingly aggressive exchanges between the United States and North Korea.

Based on the latest available data, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 14.31 points (or 0.07 percent) to 21,858.32, the S&P 500 gained 3.11 points (or 0.13 percent) to 2,441.32, and the Nasdaq Composite added 39.68 points (or 0.64 percent) to 6,256.56.