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The Dow Jones industrial average fell a little more than 3 percent last week, but blue chips managed a rebound Friday, making up 111 points to end at 10,240. Thursday's terrorist attacks in Spain triggered a significant sell-off that sent markets spiraling to their lowest levels in 2004. The University of Michigan consumer-sentiment index fell slightly to 94.1 in March, from 94.4 in February. But that didn't stop gains Friday, which were fueled by positive earnings news from Disney, whose stock price was up 3.4 percent to $25.81. Dell, Intel and IBM also made big gains as investors bought up technology stocks.

On the Big Board, Omnicom shares declined 5.7 percent to close the week at $76.73, while IPG's stock price slid 5 percent on the week to $15.72. WPP, trading as American Depository Receipts on the Nasdaq, fell 3.9 percent to end the week at $51.86.