News Summary: Stocks mixed, S&P close to high
WITHIN A WHISKER: The S&P 500 dipped slightly, ending the week within a fraction of the five-year high that it set on Thursday.
WELL OF DESPAIR: Wells Fargo reported record earnings but the market didn't like what it saw. Concerns about profitability going forward pushed the stock down.
NO PATTERN YET: Companies started reporting fourth-quarter earnings this week, but no clear picture has emerged yet. Investors will get many more reports to mull over next week.