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The Dow closed at a new high on Tuesday and continued to gain Wednesday and Thursday before falling back slightly on a jobs report indicating the economy might be cooling faster than previously thought. For the week, the Dow gained 171.22 points to finish at 11,850.21, up 1.5 percent. The Nasdaq closed at 2,299.99, up 42.99 points, a nearly 2 percent gain. Advertising stocks also finished higher. Omnicom closed at 94.65, up 1 percent. WPP Group gained 1 percent to finish at 62.95. Publicis Groupe closed at 40.02, up 1 percent. Interpublic Group gained 2 percent, closing at 10.11.