By The Associated Press
U.S. and global stock indexes moved lower a second day Wednesday following a dismal report on job creation that gave investors concern over the state of the economy. The data followed a round of economic news out of China and Europe a day earlier that also suggested sluggish growth.
The Dow Jones industrial average lost 99.65 points, or 0.6 percent, to 17,651.26.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 12.25 points, or 0.6 percent, to 2,051.12.
The Nasdaq composite index lost 37.58 points, or 0.8 percent, to 4,725.64.
For the week:
The Dow is down 122.38 points, or 0.7 percent.
The S&P 500 index is down 14.18 points, or 0.7 percent.
The Nasdaq composite is down 49.72 points, or 1 percent.
For the year:
The Dow is up 226.23 points, or 1.3 percent.
The S&P 500 is up 7.18 points, or 0.4 percent.
The Nasdaq is down 281.77 points, or 5.6 percent.
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