NEW YORK (AP) — A late slump Friday pulled U.S. stocks to their third straight weekly loss. Companies that make clothing, food and household goods dropped on more bad news from retailers, and energy companies fell with the price of oil.
The Dow Jones industrial average sank 185.18 points, or 1.1 percent, to 17,535.32.
The Standard & Poor’s 500 index slid 17.50 points, or 0.8 percent, to 2,046.61.
The Nasdaq composite index retreated 19.65 points, or 0.4 percent, to 4,717.68.
For the week:
The Dow fell 205.31 points, or 1.2 percent.
The S&P 500 lost 10.53 points, or 0.5 percent.
The Nasdaq dipped 18.48 points, or 0.4 percent.
For the year:
The Dow is up 110.29 points, or 0.6 percent.
The S&P 500 is up 2.67 points, or 0.1 percent.
The Nasdaq is down 289.73 points, or 5.8 percent.