NEW YORK, Dec 7 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks pared some gains
early on Friday after a Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan
preliminary survey on consumer sentiment showed Americans'
outlook on the economy and their finances took a turn for the
worse in December.
The Dow Jones industrial average gained 35.55 points,
or 0.27 percent, to 13,109.59. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index
added 1.08 points, or 0.08 percent, to 1,415.02. The
Nasdaq Composite Index dropped 5.42 points, or 0.18
percent, to 2,983.84.