U.S. stocks were mostly higher on Friday as big banks benefited from a boost in trading revenue over the fourth quarter. Bank of America (BAC) and JPMorgan (JPM) climbed on a better-than-expected quarter. Consumer sentiment weakened in January, according to the latest reading from the University of Michigan. A metric on current conditions climbed, while a measure of expectations slid from December. GameStop (GME) tumbled after reporting a disappointing holiday season. Sales slid more than 16% over the nine weeks ending December, while same-store sales fell nearly 19%. Netflix (NFLX) climbed after Deutsche Bank upgraded its rating to hold from sell. The firm said it anticipates higher international subscriber numbers when the streaming service reports next week.
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