How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday
U.S. stocks sank again Wednesday as investors worried about tariffs and rising trade tensions. That hurt industrial companies, while banks slumped along with interest rates.
The S&P 500 index slid 15.83 points, or 0.6 percent, to 2,749.48.
The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 248.91 points, or 1 percent, to 24,758.12.
The Nasdaq composite dipped 14.20 points, or 0.2 percent, to 7,496.81.
The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks shed 7.74 points, or 0.5 percent, to 1,584.31.
For the week:
The S&P 500 is down 37.09 points, or 1.3 percent.
The Dow is down 577.62 points, or 2.3 percent.
The Nasdaq is down 64 points, or 0.8 percent.
The Russell 2000 is down 12.83 points, or 0.8 percent.
For the year:
The S&P 500 is up 75.87 points, or 2.8 percent.
The Dow is up 38.90 points, or 0.2 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 593.42 points, or 8.6 percent.
The Russell 2000 is up 48.80 points, or 3.2 percent.