Yahoo was up 1 percent.
Many doubts are still hanging over the market, including the continued drop for corporate earnings and a USA economy that is growing only modestly.
Investors have been encouraged by the tone of many companies that have reported earnings, said Gregori Volokhine, president Meeschaert Capital Markets. It was the best-performing stock in the S&P 500. The gains sent all three indexes to their fourth consecutive winning week, their longest streak since March. The central bank is expected to stand pat on interest rates when members convene for a two-day meeting on Tuesday. But if the Fed highlights the better-than-expected recent economic reports, economists may move up their predictions for when the it could next raise interest rates.
Halliburton dropped 1.6 per cent after reporting a loss of US$3.2 billion (S$4.3 billion) in the second quarter, due mainly to a US$3.5 billion payout to Baker Hughes after the Justice Department blocked Halliburton's proposed takeover of its rival.
Meanwhile, eBay (EBAY) reported better than expected second quarter earnings and revenues and also raised its full year guidance. The Dow and S&P 500 have been setting a series of all-time highs this week.
POWERED UP: Stanley Black & Decker jumped $5.78 or 5 percent, to $120.75 after reporting stronger revenue and earnings for its last quarter than Wall Street expected. In Europe, a composite measure for manufacturing and services showed stronger-than-forecast July data in Germany, while a similar index in the United Kingdom plunged to a seven-year low in the wake of Brexit.
Electric-car maker Tesla lost $7.86, or 3.4 percent, to $220.50 after investors weren't impressed with CEO Elon Musk's "master plan" for the company, which was posted on Tesla's website late Wednesday. Technology stocks led the way following an encouraging report from Microsoft, which helped offset weakness in the energy and raw-materials sectors.
On Friday, Honeywell International posted second-quarter revenue and profit gains but cut its revenue forecast for the year.
Eight of the 10 major S&P sectors were lower in afternoon trading.
Intel INTC.O shares fell 4.8 percent. The S&P 500 was also down fractionally, as technology and health care led four sectors in the green.
OVERSEAS: European markets were mixed after reports suggested countries that use the euro are proving resilient to the uncertainty surrounding Britain's vote. Economists are speculating about whether its central bank may push more stimulus next week. The S&P 500 climbed 0.4% to 2173, while the NASDAQ jumped 1.1% to 5090. The 10-Year Note was last yielding 1.59 percent while the 30-Year Bond yield was 2.30 percent. Wholesale gasoline fell 1 cent to $1.36 a gallon, heating oil fell 3 cents to $1.37 a gallon and natural gas rose 3 cents to $2.69 per 1,000 cubic feet.
COMMODITIES: The price of USA crude fell 52 cents, or 1.2%, to $44.23 a barrel. It fell $17.20, or 1.29 per cent, to $1,314.53 an ounce.
Starbucks declined 1.7 percent to $56.62 after its sales growth fell short of expectations in all major markets. The dollar dipped to 106.06 Japanese yen from 106.12.
A firm dollar weighed on precious metals, which normally trade inversely with the U.S. currency. On the Nasdaq, 1,559 issues fell and 1,155 advanced.