How major US stock market indexes fared Friday

Posted September 8

Technology and energy companies skidded Friday while banks and insurers recovered some of their recent losses, leaving major U.S. indexes little changed on the day and slightly lower for the week.

On Friday:

The Standard & Poor's 500 index slid 3.67 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,461.43.

The Dow Jones industrial average picked up 13.01 points, or 0.1 percent, to 21,797.79.

The Nasdaq composite skidded 37.68 points, or 0.6 percent, to 6,360.19.

The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks added 0.76 points, or 0.1 percent, to 1,399.43.

For the week:

The S&P 500 lost 15.12 points, or 0.6 percent.

The Dow declined 189.77 points, or 0.9 percent.

The Nasdaq sank 75.14 points, or 1.2 percent.

The Russell 2000 gave up 14.14 points, or 1 percent.

For the year:

The S&P 500 is up 222.60 points, or 9.9 percent.

The Dow is up 2,035.19 points, or 10.3 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 977.07 points, or 18.2 percent.

The Russell 2000 is up 42.30 points, or 3.1 percent.


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