Summary Box: Stocks end weak quarter on down note

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Posted: Sep 30, 2011 5:01 PM
Summary Box: Stocks end weak quarter on down note

DOWN DAY: 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

DOWN QUARTER: The Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq each lost more than 12 percent for the quarter, the first time that's happened since the financial crisis crested at the end of 2008.

THE DOW: The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 240.60 points, or 2.2 percent, to 10,913.38. Hewlett-Packard Co. fell the most of the 30 stocks in the average, 5.6 percent.