A sharp rally in tech and consumer discretionary stocks has already helped the Nasdaq recover much faster than the broader markets from a sell-off in February, hitting a record high late last month.
Trade tensions have simmered throughout the strong earnings season, however.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 25,313.14 on Friday with a loss of -196.09 points or -0.77%.
The S&P 500 is up 159.67 points, or 6 percent.
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The Dow is up 46.65 points, or 0.2 percent.
About 5.9 billion shares changed hands on U.S. exchanges.
S&P 500 e-minis (ESc1) were up 1.25 points, or 0.04 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-minis (NQc1) were up 3.25 points, or 0.04 percent.
Sinclair dropped 2.9 percent after Tribune Media dropped its $3.9 billion deal to be acquired by Sinclair and filed a lawsuit against the company for breach of contract.
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Seven of the 11 main S&P sectors were higher. In corporate news, shares of Dropbox Inc. were lower after a second-quarter earnings report, which also included news that Chief Operating Officer Dennis Woodside was stepping down and a post-IPO lockup on shares would expire earlier than previously planned.
Shares in trade-sensitive companies fell.
Bookings Holdings fell 5.9 percent and weighed the most on the S&P and the Nasdaq after it forecast third-quarter profit below expectations.
The S&P gains came as the latest data pointed to strength in the labor market, underscoring the health of the US economy despite ongoing trade tensions. Micron, Applied Materials and ON Semiconductor fell.
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