The worst quarter for the stock market since the financial crisis ended on another down note.
Stocks fell broadly Friday on fresh signs that Europe's debt problems and the U.S. economy continue to languish. Makers of raw materials, industrial companies and banks _ which would have the most to lose if the economy turns sour _ had the biggest losses.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 240.60 points, or 2.2 percent, to close at 10,913.38.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index lost 28.98, or 2.5 percent, to 1,131.42.
The Nasdaq composite index fell 65.36 points, or 2.6 percent, to 2,415.40.
For the week:
The Dow is up 141.90 points, or 1.3 percent.
The S&P 500 is down 5.01, or 0.4 percent.
The Nasdaq is down 67.83, or 2.7 percent.
For the quarter:
The Dow is down 1,500.96, or 12.1 percent.
The S&P 500 is down 189.22, or 14.3 percent.
The Nasdaq is down 358.12, or 12.9 percent.
For the year to date:
The Dow is down 664.13, or 5.7 percent.
The S&P 500 is down 126.22, or 10 percent.
The Nasdaq is down 237.47, or 9 percent.