The Russell 2000 is up 151.29 points, or 9.9 percent. In corporate news, shares of Dropbox Inc. were lower after a second-quarter earnings report, which also included news that Chief Operating Officer Dennis Woodside was stepping down and a post-IPO lockup on shares would expire earlier than previously planned.
Meanwhile, concerns over escalating trade conflict between the USA and China weighed on the trade-sensitive S&P 500 Industrials Index, which ended up losing 0.57% on the day.
Investors fled to safe-haven assets, with the dollar rising to a 13-month high and USA bond yields slipping to a three-week low.
For the week, the Dow Jones reported a loss of 0.6%, the S&P 500 reported a loss of 0.3% and the Nasdaq Composite gained 0.4%.
The S&P 500 is up 179.97 points, or 6.7 per cent.
Anderson takes five as India 107 all out at stumps
Earlier, England's top order again failed with openers Keaton Jennings (11) and Alastair Cook (21) falling in successive overs. That meant England were on 137 for five, already 22 runs ahead of India's first-innings total of 107.
The S&P 500 fell 0.7 percent to close at 2,833.28 as financials and materials lagged.
For the week, the Dow fell 0.6 per cent and the S&P 500 dipped 0.3 per cent. The Nasdaq Composite Index increased 3.46 points, or 0.04 percent, to 7,891.78.
Shares of trade-sensitive companies also declined, including Boeing, 3M and Caterpillar, which were all down at least 1 per cent.
Declining issues outnumbered advancing ones on the NYSE by a 1.04-to-1 ratio; on Nasdaq, a 1.10-to-1 ratio favored advancers.
Man Utd ace Pogba: I don't care about money
He got that from his team's display at Old Trafford, from the way they started so well to how they saw the game out at the end. Even tonight, I know I can be better and that is what I want to keep showing the manager.
USA to Increase Tariffs on Turkish Aluminum, Steel
Erdogan has been putting pressure on Turkey's central bank to not raise interest rates in order to keep fueling economic growth. Deteriorating ties between the US and Turkey - both North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members - have also alarmed investors.
Florida police encouraged to boycott Dolphins games
At least five players silently demonstrated during the national anthem during a full slate of preseason NFL games on Thursday. The policy was frozen after the league received a wave of complaints from players.
"I like my players and my group"- Jose Mourinho
Mourinho was reportedly involved in bust-ups with Paul Pogba who was eventually dropped from the starting XI. Alderweireld was linked with a move to Manchester United throughout the transfer window.
Derby County team news for Leeds United visit
Lampard's first game in charge of Derby had been less impressive as they scraped a last-gasp victor at Reading . From the opening exchanges, it was clear that this game was always going to one that had goals in it.
Ryan Fox still in touch with US PGA Championship leaderboard
He reached the par-5 eighth hole in two shots and two-putted for a birdie to climb to four under and six shots off the pace. At the par-3 sixth he blasted out to 14 feet and sank the clutch par putt, then parred seven before the storm struck.
Global team gives medication to sick killer whale at sea
They hunt in these groups, and animals that become isolated can suffer a potentially life-threatening food shortage, experts warn. In addition, since J35 has just given birth, she "may have extra lipid stores built up" that were preparing her body for nursing.