TheStreet.com 21 followed the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

up on a low-volume Friday, while the

Nasdaq

continued to slide.

The index reached 994.32, up 3.47 points, or 0.3%, from Thursday's close. The Dow jumped 64.64 points, or 0.7%, to 9191.09, while the

Nasdaq

extended its losing streak to six days, finishing at 1644.03, down 8.15 points, or 0.5%.

Continental Airlines

(CAL) - Get Report

broke a five-day slump to top the leader board, climbing 87 cents, or 7.1%, to $13.12.

Best Buy

(BBY) - Get Report

continued its climb, with momentum from a strong July sales performance. It finished at $47.95, up $1.46, or 3.1%, at $47.95, and

Tiffany

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(TIF) - Get Report

rose 82 cents, or 2.4%, to $34.62.

In all, 16 stocks posted gains,

General Electric

(GE) - Get Report

broke even and four stocks slipped.

Solectron

( SLR) completed a weeklong spiral. It lost 7 cents, or 1.5%, to close at $4.55.

Manpower

(MAN) - Get Report

shed 29 cents, or 0.8%, to $36.85;

Maytag

( MYG) declined 9 cents, or 0.4%, to $23.70 and

Equity Office

( EOP) lost 6 cents, or 0.2%, to $27.38.

Overall, the index has 5.69 points to climb before it starts pointing toward recovery again. It's down 0.6% from its July 3 start at 1000.