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How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Wednesday

January 13, 2016

U.S. stocks plunged Wednesday, bringing the Standard & Poor’s 500 index down 10 percent from its November peak. The last time the market had a plunge that big, known as a “correction” on Wall Street, was last August. Energy and consumer stocks bore the brunt of the selling. Netflix and Amazon, the market’s two biggest winners last year, also fell sharply.

On Wednesday:

The Dow Jones industrial average fell 364.81 points, or 2.2 percent, to 16,151.41.

The S&P 500 index lost 48.40 points, or 2.5 percent, to 1,890.28.

The Nasdaq composite shed 159.85 points, or 3.4 percent, to 4,526.06.

For the week:

The Dow is down 195.04 points, or 1.2 percent.

The S&P 500 is down 31.75 points, or 1.7 percent.

The Nasdaq is down 117.57 points, or 2.5 percent.

For the year:

The Dow is down 1,273.62 points, or 7.3 percent.

The S&P 500 is down 153.66 points, or 7.5 percent.

The Nasdaq is down 481.35 points, or 9.6 percent.

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