NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks gave up early gains to finish lower Wednesday as energy companies sank with the price of oil and weak quarterly reports weighed down technology companies.
The Dow Jones industrial average lost 48.90 points, or 0.3 percent, to 17,780.83.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index slipped 3.45 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,085.45.
The Nasdaq composite shed 10.44 points, or 0.2 percent, to 4,833.32.
For the week:
The Dow is up 105.67 points, or 0.6 percent.
The S&P 500 is up 14.23 points, or 0.7 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 32.98 points, or 0.7 percent.
For the year:
The Dow is up 355.80 points, or 2 percent.
The S&P 500 is up 41.51 points, or 2 percent.
The Nasdaq is down 174.09 points, or 3.5 percent.