How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Wednesday

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Posted: Oct 26, 2016 4:49 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks dodged bigger losses and finished barely lower on Wednesday. Health care companies fell and Apple pulled technology companies down, but banks rose.

On Wednesday:

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 30.06 points, or 0.2 percent, to 18,199.33.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index lost 3.73 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,139.43.

The Nasdaq composite fell 33.13 points, or 0.6 percent, to 5,250.27.

For the week:

The Dow is up 53.62 points, or 0.3 percent.

The S&P 500 is down 1.73 points, or 0.1 percent.

The Nasdaq is down 7.13 points, or 0.1 percent.

For the year:

The Dow is up 774.30 points, or 4.4 percent.

The S&P 500 is up 95.49 points, or 4.7 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 242.86 points, or 4.9 percent.