How the major US stock indexes fared on Tuesday

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Posted: Apr 10, 2012 5:00 PM
How the major US stock indexes fared on Tuesday

Wall Street had its worst day of the year Tuesday. The Dow Jones industrial average and the Standard & Poor's 500 fell for the fifth day in a row, their longest and deepest losing streak of the year.

The Dow fell 213.66 points, or 1.7 percent, to 12,715.93.

The S&P 500 fell 23.61 points, or 1.7 percent, to 1,358.59.

The Nasdaq composite index fell 55.86 points, or 1.8 percent, to 2,991.22.

For the week:

The Dow is down 344.21 points, or 2.6 percent.

The S&P 500 is down 39.49 points, or 2.8 percent.

The Nasdaq is down 89.28 points, or 2.9 percent.

For the year:

The Dow is up 498.37 points, or 4.1 percent.

The S&P 500 is up 100.99 points, or 8 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 386.07 points, or 14.8 percent.