U.S. stocks closed mostly lower Tuesday after five straight days of gains. DuPont and energy companies rose sharply, but the overall market was weighed down by health-care stocks, especially biotechnology companies.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 13.76 points, or 0.1 percent, to close at 16,790.19.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index lost 7.13 points, or 0.4 percent, to 1,979.92.
The Nasdaq composite fell 32.90 points, or 0.7 percent, to 4,748.36.
For the week:
The Dow is up 317.82 points, or 1.9 percent.
The S&P 500 index is up 28.56 points, or 1.5 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 40.59 points, or 1.9 percent.
For the year:
The Dow is down 1,032.88 points, or 5.8 percent.
The S&P 500 index is down 78.98 points, or 3.8 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 12.31 points, or 0.3 percent.