Stocks ended lower Friday after President Donald Trump said he tested positive for the coronavirus and the U.S. added fewer jobs in September than forecast.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average, which had tumbled on the news, ended down 134 points, or 0.48%, at 27,682, the S&P 500 declined 0.96% and the Nasdaq slumped 2.22%.

But the stock market finished the week higher: The Dow rose by 1.9%, and the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq each gained 1.5%.

Airline stocks climbed after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi she was willing to pass a stand-alone Covid-19 airline-relief bill and asked the airlines to delay job cuts that started this week. 

United Airlines  (UAL) – Get Report, Delta Airlines  (DAL) – Get Report, and Southwest Airlines  (LUV) – Get Report all finished higher.

Tech stocks got hammered during the session, with Netflix  (NFLX) – Get Report, Alphabet  (GOOGL) – Get Report, Apple  (AAPL) – Get Report and Amazon  (AMZN) – Get Report all finishing lower.

Just before 1 a.m. ET Friday, the president posted via Twitter that he and First Lady Melania Trump tested positive for the novel coronavirus, adding that the two “will get through this together.” 

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