October 2, 2015 / 8:40 PM / in 2 years

BUZZ-U.S. stocks: Turn the beat around

** S&P 500 ends another wild week on a 3-day win streak, turning the page on its worst quarter in four years

** Sandisk and Western Digital week’s top performers as M&A and Micron earnings report ease pressure on chipmakers

** Investors snap up biotech bargains in large cap aisle: Edwards Lifesciences, Vertex Pharmaceuticals and Alexion Pharmaceuticals all rise more than 11 pct

** Even Wynn Resorts’ fortunes finally improve

** General Motors and Ford also gained some traction

** Energy sector finished with a flourish on Friday, rising 4 pct

** On losing side, Brazil exposure drags on Mattel Inc , week’s worst performer

** And Gap Inc has a big hole to fill, though much to Ralph Lauren Corp’s delight

** CONSOL Energy loses ground again this week on Moody’s dim outlook on coal

** Financials slip Friday as liftoff hopes fade

** Apple bruised this week by reports of IC order cuts and Google’s Nexus event taking market share

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