U.S. stock benchmarks ended little changed Friday as investors looked ahead to a three-day weekend.

For the week though, equity indexes ended with strong gains as the markets largely shrugged off rising U.S.-China tensions and remained optimistic that the impact of coronavirus on corporate earnings will be relatively short-lived.

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How did the benchmarks trade?

The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.03% fell 8.96 points, or less than 0.1%, to end at 24,465.16, weighed by shares of Caterpillar Inc. CAT, -1.39% and Chevron Corp. <a data-track-hover="QuotePeek" data-charting-symbol="STOCK/US/XNYS/CVX" class="qt-chip

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