Wall Street extended its recent gains Friday with a wide rise that snapped the market’s three-week losing run.

The S&P 500 finished 1.5% higher, its third straight gain, and concluded the week up 3.7%. This is the finest week for the benchmark index since July.

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The Nasdaq composite gained 2.1% due to strong increases in technology stocks, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 1.2%. Both indices also gained for the first time in four weeks.

The S&P 500 increased by 61.18 points to 4,067.36. So far this year, the index is down nearly 15%.

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The Dow gained 377.19 points to close at 32,151.71, while the Nasdaq gained 250.18 points to close at 12,112.31.

Among the biggest winners were technology and retail companies. Microsoft gained 2.3%, while Amazon gained 2.7%.

DocuSign increased 10.5% after reporting strong second-quarter sales and raising its subscription projection.

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The benchmark S&P 500 climbed in all 11 industry sectors, with the exception of manufacturers of home products and utilities, which are traditionally considered less risky investments. 

Crude oil prices in the United States climbed 3.9%, helping to boost energy sector equities. Exxon Mobil gained 1.7%.

Smaller company equities also performed well. The Russell 2000 increased by 35.94 points, or 1.9%, to 1,882.85.

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Bond yields largely increased. The 10-year Treasury yield, which determines mortgage and other loan interest rates, fell to 3.31% from 3.33% late Thursday. The two-year Treasury yield, which tends to mirror expectations for Federal Reserve actions, increased to 3.57% from 3.51%.

The Labor Department will release its August consumer pricing data on Tuesday and its wholesale price report on Wednesday. Wall Street will get an update on retail sales for August on Thursday.