How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Tuesday

AP News
Posted: Oct 06, 2015 4:55 PM

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.

On Tuesday:

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.

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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.