How the major stock indexes fared Wednesday

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Posted: Feb 23, 2011 4:56 PM
How the major stock indexes fared Wednesday

Stocks fell for a second straight day Wednesday after clashes in Libya sent oil prices to two-year highs and technology giant Hewlett-Packard said its revenue growth was slowing.

The Dow Jones industrial average fell 107.01, or 0.9 percent, to 12,105.78.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 8.04, or 0.6 percent, to 1,307.40.

The Nasdaq composite fell 33.43, or 1.2 percent, to 2,722.99.

For the week:

The Dow Jones industrial average is down 285.47 points, or 2.3 percent.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index is down 35.61, or 2.7 percent.

The Nasdaq composite is down 110.96, or 3.9 percent.

For the year to date:

The Dow is up 528.27, or 4.6 percent.

The S&P is up 49.76, or 4 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 70.12, or 2.6 percent.