NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks posted steep losses Friday, ending the week with broad declines, as investors fretted over a report showing that U.S. job creation slowed last month.
Technology stocks fell especially hard, and shares of LinkedIn had their worst day in history.
The Dow Jones industrial average lost 211.61 points, or 1.3 percent, to 16,204.97.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 35.40 points, or 1.9 percent, to 1,880.05.
The Nasdaq composite index lost 146.51 points, or 3.3 percent, to 4,363.14.
For the week:
The Dow ended down 261.33 points, or 1.6 percent.
The S&P 500 lost 60.22 points, or 3.1 percent.
The Nasdaq is down 250.81 points, or 5.4 percent.
For the year:
The Dow is down 1,220.06 points, or 7.0 percent.
The S&P 500 is down 163.92 points, or 8.0 percent.
The Nasdaq is down 644.27 points, or 12.9 percent.