US futures mixed to close week of strong gains

US stock futures mixed as corporations close out strong week in the markets with big 4Q

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US futures mixed to close week of strong gains
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In this Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013 photo, a woman works at a textile factory in Jiujiang city, in central China's Jiangxi province. China's economy rebounded in the final quarter of 2012 but optimism was tempered by warnings the shaky recovery could be vulnerable to a possible downturn in global trade. Economic growth rose to 7.9 percent in the three months ending in December as a recovery from China's deepest slowdown since the 2008 global crisis took hold, data showed Friday, Jan. 18, 2013. (AP Photo) CHINA OUT

NEW YORK (AP) -- Stock futures are mixed after major indexes surged throughout the week, with the Standard and Poor's 500 repeatedly marking new five-year highs.

Dow Jones industrial futures are up 7 points to 13,549. The broader S&P futures have added 0.60 points to 1,476.30. But Nasdaq futures are down 7 points to 2,733.50.

All three indexes are up between 3 percent and 4 percent for the week.

There are also strong earnings Friday from U.S. companies.

General Electric posted an 8 percent jump in profit during the fourth quarter.

The investment bank Morgan Stanley returned to a profit in the final quarter and revenue soared 37 percent, breezing past Wall Street expectations.

Markets rose overseas too, with China posting economic growth of 7.9 percent in the final quarter of the year.

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