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How the Dow Jones industrial average fared Tuesday

May 6, 2014

The Associated Press



The stock market closed broadly lower Tueday as investors found little to cheer in corporate earnings reports. A plunge in Twitter led Internet companies sharply lower.

On Tuesday:

The Dow Jones industrial average fell 129.53 points, or 0.8 percent, to 16,401.02.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 16.94 points, or 0.9 percent, to 1,867.72.

The Nasdaq composite dropped 57.30 points, or 1.4 percent, to 4,080.76.

For the week:

The Dow Jones industrial average fell 111.87 points, or 0.7 percent.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 13.42 points, or 0.7 percent.

The Nasdaq composite fell 43.14 points, or 1.1 percent.

For the year:

The Dow is down 175.64 points, or 1.1 percent.

The S&P 500 index is up 19.36 points, or 1.1 percent.

The Nasdaq composite is down 95.83 points, or 2.3 percent.


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Source: Associated Press