U.S. stock indexes ended modestly lower Friday, narrowly missing a fourth record-high close this week for the Nasdaq composite index. Phone companies, banks and materials stocks were among the big decliners. Technology stocks gained the most, while health care and energy also bucked the broader market slide. Crude oil prices rose.
The Standard & Poor’s 500 index slipped 4.57 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,384.20.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 40.82 points, or 0.2 percent, to 20,940.51.
The Nasdaq composite gave up 1.33 points, or 0.02 percent, to 6,047.61.
The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks slid 16.70, or 1.2 percent, to 1,400.43.
For the week:
The S&P 500 is up 35.51 points, or 1.5 percent.
The Dow is up 392.75 points, or 1.9 percent
The Nasdaq is up 137.08 points, or 2.3 percent.
The Russell 2000 is up 20.57 points, or 1.5 percent.
For the year:
The S&P 500 is up 145.37 points, or 6.5 percent.
The Dow is up 1,177.91 points, or 6 percent
The Nasdaq is up 664.49 points, or 12.3 percent.
The Russell 2000 is up 43.30 points, or 3.2 percent.
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