How the Dow Jones industrial average fared Tuesday
The Associated Press
Oct. 07, 2014
The stock market slumped Tuesday as investors worried about the outlook for global economic growth.
Industrial production in Germany, Europe's largest economy, dropped the most in five years in August and the International Monetary Fund trimmed its outlook for global growth this year and next.
The Dow Jones industrial average lost 272.52 points, or 1.6 percent, to 16,719.39.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index dropped 29.72 points, or 1.5 percent, to 1,935.10.
The Nasdaq composite fell 69.60 points, or 1.6 percent, to 4,385.20.
For the week:
The Dow Jones industrial average lost 290.30 points, or 1.7 percent.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index dropped 32.80 points, or 1.7 percent.
The Nasdaq composite fell 90.42 points, or 2 percent.
For the year:
The Dow is up 142.73 points, or 0.9 percent.
The S&P 500 index is up 86.74 points, or 4.7 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 208.61 points, or 5 percent.