Stocks weakened Wednesday, ending a five-day advance in the S&P 500 index, as new signs of strain emerged in the European banking system. The euro fell to its lowest level against the dollar in nearly a year and Treasurys rallied.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 139.94 points, or 1.1 percent, to 12,151.41.
The S&P 500 fell 15.79 points, or 1.3 percent, to 1,249.64.
The Nasdaq composite declined 35.22 points, or 1.3 percent, to 2,589.98.
For the week:
The Dow is down 142.59 points, or 1.2 percent.
The S&P 500 is off 15.69, or 1.2 percent.
The Nasdaq is down 28.66, or 1.1 percent.
For the year to date:
The Dow is up 573.90 points, or 5 percent.
The S&P 500 is down 8 points, or 0.6 percent.
The Nasdaq is down 62.89, or 2.4 percent.