How the Dow Jones industrial average did Wednesday

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Posted: Apr 03, 2013 4:57 PM

Weak reports on hiring and service industries sent the stock market sharply lower Wednesday, giving the Dow Jones industrial average its worst day in more than a month.

The Dow closed down 111.66 points, or 0.8 percent, at 14,550.35.

The S&P 500 fell 16.56 points, or 1.1 percent, to 1,553.69.

The Nasdaq composite dropped 36.26 points, or 1.1 percent, to 3,218.60.

For the week:

The Dow is down 28.19 points, or 0.2 percent.

The S&P 500 is down 15.50 points, or 1 percent.

The Nasdaq is down 48.92 points, or 1.5 percent.

For the year:

The Dow is up 1,446.21 points, or 11 percent.

The S&P 500 is up 127.50 points, or 8.9 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 199.09 points, or 6.6 percent.