How the Dow Jones industrial average fared Thursday

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Posted: Mar 19, 2015 4:32 PM

Stocks closed mostly lower Thursday, led by declines in the energy sector as the price of oil resumed a long-term slide. Exxon Mobil and Chevron were among the biggest decliners in the Dow Jones industrial average

The Dow lost 117.16 points, or 0.6 percent, to 17,959.03.

The Standard & Poor's 500 fell 10.23 points, or 0.5 percent, to 2,089.27.

The Nasdaq composite rose 9.55 points, or 0.2 percent, to 4,992.38.

For the week:

The Dow is up 209.72 points, or 1.2 percent.

The S&P 500 index is up 35.87 points, or 1.8 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 120.62 points, or 2.5 percent.

For the year:

The Dow is up 135.96 points, or 0.8 percent.

The S&P 500 index is up 30.37 points, or 1.5 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 256.32 points, or 5.4 percent.