Written by Associated Press
Stocks are closing mostly lower on Wall Street as a subdued week of trading comes to a close.
Health care companies and banks fell the most Friday.
Nike fell 2.3 percent after reporting disappointing results in its North American business.
The Standard & Poor’s 500 index slipped 1 point, or 0.1 percent, to 2,683.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 28 points, or 0.1 percent, to 24,754.
The Nasdaq composite lost 5 points, or 0.1 percent, to 6,959.
Trading in bitcoin futures was volatile. Futures dropped as much as 28 percent before recovering some of their losses.
Bond prices didn’t move much. The yield on the 10-year Treasury held steady at 2.48 percent.
U.S. markets will be closed Monday for Christmas.