How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Wednesday

AP News
Posted: May 04, 2016 4:42 PM

U.S. and global stock indexes moved lower a second day Wednesday following a dismal report on job creation that gave investors concern over the state of the economy. The data followed a round of economic news out of China and Europe a day earlier that also suggested sluggish growth.

On Wednesday:

The Dow Jones industrial average lost 99.65 points, or 0.6 percent, to 17,651.26.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 12.25 points, or 0.6 percent, to 2,051.12.

The Nasdaq composite index lost 37.58 points, or 0.8 percent, to 4,725.64.

For the week:

The Dow is down 122.38 points, or 0.7 percent.

The S&P 500 index is down 14.18 points, or 0.7 percent.

The Nasdaq composite is down 49.72 points, or 1 percent.

For the year:

The Dow is up 226.23 points, or 1.3 percent.

The S&P 500 is up 7.18 points, or 0.4 percent.

The Nasdaq is down 281.77 points, or 5.6 percent.