How major US stock indexes fared Thursday

first_imgIt was another miserable day on Wall Street as a series of big December plunges continued, putting stocks on track for their worst month in a decade.On Thursday:The S&P 500 index slumped 39.54 points, or 1.6 per cent, to 2,467.42.The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 464.06 points, or 2 per cent, to 22,859.60.The Nasdaq composite declined 108.42 points, or 1.6 per cent, to 6,528.41.The Russell 2000 index of smaller companies sagged 23.23 points, or 1.7 per cent, to 1,326.For the week:The S&P 500 is down 132.53 points, or 5.1 per cent.The Dow is down 1,240.91 points, or 5.1 per cent.The Nasdaq is down 382.26 points, or 5.5 per cent.The Russell 2000 is down 84.81 points, or 6 per cent.For the year:The S&P 500 is down 206.19 points, or 7.7 per cent.The Dow is down 1,859.62 points, or 7.5 per cent.The Nasdaq is down 374.98 points, or 5.4 per cent.The Russell 2000 is down 209.51 points, or 13.6 per cent.The Associated Presslast_img

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