U.S. stock indexes rose along with global stocks on Friday, as markets began to climb out of this week's plunge. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up 1.2 percent, but remained more than 1,000 points lower than Wednesday. The S&P 500 made a similar slight recovery, finishing the day up by 1.4 percent, and the Nasdaq Composite rose by 2.3 percent. The uptick was the highest daily increase in six months, but not enough to lessen investors' fears that the earlier rout, blamed on rising interest rates and the impact of President Trump's trade wars, could continue. "People fear that it will be harder to snap back if we're seeing a cyclical top in earnings with those two headwinds, which are not going away," said Michael O'Rourke, chief market strategist at JonesTrading in Connecticut.

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