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The Dow Jones Industrial Average came agonizingly close to its 20,000 milestone before falling short and backing off.
Dow 20,000 came agonizingly close on Friday, but building momentum flagged in the final moments of the trading session.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average backs away from its 20,000 milestone again on Friday after coming within a point of the level earlier in the session.
Stocks rise Friday, though unsettled trading made gains uncertain, after wage growth in December raises the chances for a few rate hikes this year.