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Europe's energy crisis intensifies again. Britain chooses a new prime minister


 The US stock indices ended the week lower on Friday, as early gains amid a report on Nonfarm Payrolls were overshadowed by worries about the energy crisis in Europe.  The US economy added 315,000 jobs in August, still a solid indicator showing that the economy remains resilient despite rising interest rates, high inflation, and sluggish consumer spending.  Friday's government report also showed that the unemployment rate rose to 3.7% from a low of 3.5%.  Analysts believe the decline in US job gains in August may help the Fed's fight against inflation.  At the close of trading on Friday the Dow Jones index (US30) decreased by 1.07% (-2.70% for the week) and the S&P 500 (US500) lost 1.07% (-2.73% for the week).  The Technology Sector Index NASDAQ (US100) fell by 0.31% (-1.06% for the week).


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