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.

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Deputy Managing Editor Michael Gannon contributed to this report.

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