Stocks ended the day with small losses after a 7.4-magnitude earthquake struck Japan. The Dow Jones industrial average fell as many as 96 points in morning trading, but recovered most of its losses after a tsunami warning was lifted.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 17.26 points, or 0.1 percent, to 12,409.49.
The S&P 500 fell 2.03, or 0.2 percent, to 1,333.51.
The Nasdaq composite fell 3.68, or 0.1 percent, to 2,796.14.
For the week:
The Dow is up 32.77, or 0.3 percent.
The S&P is up 1.10, or 0.1 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 6.54, or 0.2 percent.
For the year to date:
The Dow is up 831.98, or 7.2 percent.
The S&P is up 75.87, or 6 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 143.27, or 5.4 percent.