How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Thursday

AP News
Posted: Apr 21, 2016 5:11 PM

Stocks closed lower on Thursday, snapping a three-day rally. A slide in telecom and utilities companies weighed on the market. Investors were mostly focused on the latest crop of company earnings and deal news.

On Thursday:

The Dow Jones industrial average fell 113.75 points, or 0.6 percent, to 17,982.52.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index lost 10.92 points, or 0.5 percent, to 2,091.48.

The Nasdaq composite index slid 2.24 points, or 0.1 percent, to 4,945.89.

For the week:

The Dow is up 85.06 points, or 0.5 percent.

The S&P 500 is up 10.75 points, or 0.5 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 7.67 points, or 0.2 percent.

For the year:

The Dow is up 557.49 points, or 3.2 percent.

The S&P 500 is up 47.54 points, or 2.3 percent.

The Nasdaq is down 61.52 points, or 1.2 percent.