NEW YORK (AP) — A three-day winning streak for U.S. stocks ended quietly Thursday. A decline in bond yields sent bank stocks lower, while utilities and phone companies moved higher.
The Dow Jones industrial average sank 19.86 points, or 0.1 percent, to 17,985.19.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 3.64 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,115.48.
The Nasdaq composite shed 16.03 points, or 0.3 percent, to 4,958.62.
For the week:
The Dow is up 178.13 points, or 1 percent.
The S&P 500 is up 16.35 points, or 0.8 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 16.10 points, or 0.3 percent.
For the year:
The Dow is up 560.16 points, or 3.2 percent.
The S&P 500 is up 71.54 points, or 3.5 percent.
The Nasdaq is down 48.79 points, or 1 percent.