The stock market slipped on Friday, pushing the market to a weekly loss, as investors assessed the latest round of company earnings. Express Scripts, the largest U.S. pharmacy benefits manager, and online deals company Groupon were among the stocks that fell after reporting earnings.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 29.93 points, or 0.2 percent, to 16,103.30.
The Standard & Poor’s 500 index dropped 3.53 points, or 0.2 percent, to 1,836.25.
The Nasdaq composite declined 4.13 points, or 0.1 percent, to 4,263.41.
For the week:
The Dow is down 51.09 points, or 0.3 percent.
The S&P 500 is down 2.38 points, or 0.1 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 19.39 points, or 0.5 percent.
For the year so far:
The Dow is down 473.36 points, or 2.9 percent.
The S&P 500 is down 12.11 points, or 0.7 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 86.82 points, or 2.1 percent.