How the major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

AP News
Posted: Nov 13, 2012 4:25 PM

U.S. stocks drifted lower in uneven trading Tuesday as fears about the "fiscal cliff" and Greece tipped major indexes between gains and losses. A surge in Home Depot's stock prevented a steeper drop for the Dow Jones industrial average.

The Dow closed down closed down 58.90 points, or 0.5 percent, at 12,756.18.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 5.50 points, or 0.4 percent, to 1,374.53.

The Nasdaq composite index lost 20.37 points, or 0.7 percent, to 2,883.89.

For the week:

The Dow is down 59.21 points, or 0.5 percent.

The S&P 500 index is down 5.32 points, or 0.4 percent.

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The Nasdaq is down 20.98 points, or 0.7 percent.

For the year:

The Dow is up 538.62 points, or 4.4 percent.

The S&P 500 is up 116.93 points, or 9.3 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 278.74 points, or 10.7 percent.