U.S. stocks closed broadly lower Friday for the fourth day in a row. Weak quarterly results and outlooks from several companies weighed on the market. New signs pointing to a slowing of China's economy also added to investor jitters.
For the day:
The Dow Jones industrial average lost 163.39 points, or 0.9 percent, to 17,568.53.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 22.50 points, or 1.1 percent, to 2,079.65.
The Nasdaq composite shed 57.78 points, or 1.1 percent, to 5,088.63.
For the week:
The Dow lost 517.92 points, or 2.9 percent.
The S&P 500 index fell 46.99 points, or 2.2 percent.
The Nasdaq fell 121.52 points, or 2.3 percent.
For the year:
The Dow is down 254.54 points, or 1.4 percent.
The S&P 500 index is up 20.75 points, or 1 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 352.57 points, or 7.4 percent.