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    The major indexes ended the day higher as enthusiasm for a favorable February U.S. employment report outweighed concerns about falling commodity prices. The indexes ended the week lower.

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    Stocks pulled back with most of the 11 major S&P sectors trending lower, led by consumer discretionary. Utilities and consumer staples, traditionally defensive sectors, were higher.