How the major stock indexes fared Thursday

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Posted: Sep 22, 2011 5:33 PM
How the major stock indexes fared Thursday

Stocks closed sharply lower after investors sold stocks with abandon, convinced that the U.S. and the world are headed for a new recession.

The Dow Jones industrial average lost 391.01 points, or 3.5 percent, to close at 10,733.83.

The Standard & Poor's 500-stock index fell 37.18, or 3.2 percent, to 1,129.58.

The Nasdaq composite fell 82.52, or 3.3 percent, to 2,455.67.

For the week to date:

The Dow is down 775.26, or 6.7 percent.

The S&P 500 is down 86.45, or 7.1 percent.

The Nasdaq is down 166.64 or 6.4 percent.

For the year to date:

The Dow is down 843.68, or 7.3 percent.

The S&P 500 is down 128.08, or 10.2 percent.

The Nasdaq is down 197.2, or 7.4 percent.