How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Tuesday

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Posted: Mar 03, 2015 4:31 PM

U.S. stock indexes closed lower Tuesday, pulling the Nasdaq composite index back below 5,000. The decline came a day after the Nasdaq closed above that milestone for the first time since the dot-com era 15 years ago.

The Dow Jones industrial average fell 85.26 points, or 0.5 percent, to 18,203.37.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index lost 9.61 points, or 0.5 percent, to 2,107.78.

The Nasdaq composite lost 28.20 points, or 0.6 percent, to 4,979.90.

For the week:

The Dow is up 70.67 points, or 0.4 percent.

The S&P 500 is up 3.28 points, or 0.2 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 16.37 points, or 0.3 percent.

For the year:

The Dow is up 380.30 points, or 2.1 percent.

The S&P 500 index is up 48.88 points, or 2.4 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 243.85 points, or 5.2 percent.