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How the Dow Jones industrial average did Tuesday

July 8, 2014

The Associated Press

Investors sold stocks broadly for a second day on Tuesday as they wait for corporate earnings reports to see whether a recent run-up in prices is justified. The Dow Jones industrial average closed below 17,000, a key level it topped last week for the first time in its 118-year history. Internet stocks were hit hard, with Twitter and Pandora Media down 7 percent each.

On Tuesday:

The Dow Jones industrial average lost 117.59 points, or 0.7 percent, to close at 16,906.62.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 13.94 points, or 0.7 percent, to 1,963.71.

The Nasdaq composite index fell 60.07 points, or 1.4 percent, to 4,391.46.

For the week:

The Dow lost 161.64 points, or 1 percent.

The S&P 500 fell 21.73 points, or 1.1 percent.

The Nasdaq fell 94.46 points, or 2.1 percent.

For the year:

The Dow is up 329.96 points, or 2 percent.

The S&P 500 index is up 115.35 points, or 6.2 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 214.87 points, or 5.1 percent

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Source: Associated Press

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