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Where do you think stocks are headed next week?

The stock market's three major averarges couldn't extend their winning streak this week, as both the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 finished lower.

On Friday, the Dow rose 117.40 points, or 1.5%, to 8074.46, while the S&P climbed 9.68 points, or 1.1%, to 861.60. The

Nasdaq Composote

gained 39.02 points, or 2.4%, to 1691.23, finishing higher on the week.

Better-than-expected quarterly reports

from

Ford

(F)

and

American Express

(AXP)

helped lift stocks Friday.

For the week, the Dow lost 0.7%, and the S&P 500 fell 0.4%. The Nasdaq, however, advanced 1.3%.

Some big earnings reports on tap next week are Dow components

Verizon

(VZ)

,

ExxonMobil

(XOM)

and

Procter & Gamble

(PG)

.

So where do you think stocks are headed next week. Please vote in our poll below.

Deputy Managing Editor Michael Gannon contributed to this report.