How the major stock indexes fared on Tuesday

AP News
Posted: Dec 15, 2009 5:25 PM

The stock market fell for the first time in five days and Treasurys slipped after a jump in inflation stoked concerns that the Federal Reserve would be forced to raise interest rates. Stocks extended their losses late in the day Tuesday after General Electric Co. forecast that revenue and earnings would be largely flat in 2010.

The Dow Jones industrial average fell 49.05, or 0.5 percent, to 10,452.00.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 6.18, or 0.6 percent, to 1,107.93.

The Nasdaq composite index fell 11.05, or 0.5 percent, to 2,201.05.

For the week:

The Dow is down 19.50, or 0.2 percent.

The S&P is up 1.52, or 0.1 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 10.74, or 0.5 percent.

For the year:

The Dow is up 1,675.61, or 19.1 percent.

The S&P is up 204.68, or 22.7 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 624.02, or 39.6 percent.