Investors took few chances Friday while they waited for a confidence vote in Greece on the country's embattled prime minister. Stocks fell on concerns that the country might not go through with an austerity program needed to prevent a default on its debt. The Dow Jones industrial average closed down 61 points and fell 2 percent for the week, its first weekly loss since September.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 61.23 points, or 0.5 percent, to close at 11,983.24.
The S&P 500 fell 7.92, or 0.6 percent, to 1,253.23.
The Nasdaq composite fell 11.82, or 0.4 percent, to 2,686.15
For the week to date:
The Dow is down 247.87, or 2 percent.
The S&P 500 is down 31.86, or 2.5 percent.
The Nasdaq is down 51, or 1.9 percent.
For the year to date:
The Dow is up 405.73, or 3.5 percent.
The S&P 500 is down 4.41, or 0.4 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 33.28, or 1.3 percent.
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