The Dow Jones industrial average had its biggest decline in two weeks as a government shutdown dragged into a third day and the U.S. inched toward a deadline on raising the nation's borrowing limit. The Standard & Poor's 500 index and the Nasdaq composite also dropped.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 136.66 points, or 0.9 percent, to close at 14,996.48.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index dropped 15.21 points, or 0.9 percent, to 1,678.66.
The Nasdaq composite declined 40.68 points, or 1.1 percent, to 3,774.34.
For the week:
The Dow is down 261.76 points, or 1.7 percent.
The S&P 500 is down 13.09 points, or 0.8 percent.
The Nasdaq is down 7.25 points, or 0.2 percent
For the year so far:
The Dow is up 1,892.34 points, or 14.4 percent.
The S&P 500 is up 252.47 points, or 17.7 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 754.83 points, or 25 percent.
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Original headline: How the Dow Jones industrial average did Thursday
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