By Noel Randewich
(Reuters) — Wall Street racked up a solid week on Friday, with healthcare, technology and consumer stock making gains and investors looking beyond a widely-expected December interest rate hike.
The S&P 500 ended its strongest week in almost a year, while the Dow Jones industrial average erased its year-to-date loss, led by a 5.46 percent jump in Nike (NKE.N), which announced a $12 billion share buyback and a 2-for-1 share split.
The sporting goods maker helped send the consumer discretionary sector up 1.23 percent, making it the top gainer among the 10 major S&P sectors.
Healthcare (.SPXHC) rose 0.74 percent, led by Allergan’s (AGN.N) 3.45 percent increase.…