Stocks rose modestly on Friday, finishing off a mixed week that saw the major indices close flat to higher. Riskier equities performed better than blue chips, resuming a trend from the early weeks of the recovery. On Friday, The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 191 points, or 0.7%. The S&P 500 was up 0.3% and the Nasdaq Composite was up 0.4%. For the full week, the Dow was flat, the S&P 500 was up 0.7%, and the Nasdaq gained 2.7%. For the year-to-date, the DJIA is down 2.1%, while the S&P is up 5.1%, and the Nasdaq is up 26.0%. Over the past 52 weeks, the Dow is up 9.0%, the S&P 500 is up 19.3%, and the Nasdaq is up 45.9%.