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How the Dow Jones industrial average did Wednesday

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Stocks edged mostly lower Wednesday, breaking a six-day winning streak, as investors were disappointed by the latest round of earnings from U.S. companies. A surprise drop in new home sales also weighed on the broader market.

On Wednesday:

The Dow Jones industrial average fell 12.72 points, or 0.1 percent, to 16,501.65.

The Standard & Poor’s 500 index lost 4.16 points, or 0.2 percent, to 1,875.39.

The Nasdaq composite fell 34.49 points, or 0.8 percent, to 4,126.97.

For the week:

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 93.11 points, or 0.6 percent.

The Standard & Poor’s 500 index gained 10.54 points, or 0.6 percent.

The Nasdaq composite added 31.45 points, or 0.8 percent.

For the year:

The Dow is down 75.01 points, or 0.5 percent.

The S&P 500 index is up 27.03 points, or 1.5 percent.

The Nasdaq composite is down 49.62 points, or 1.2 percent.

How the Dow Jones industrial average did Wednesday

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Stocks edged mostly lower Wednesday, breaking a six-day winning streak, as investors were disappointed by the latest round of earnings from U.S. companies. A surprise drop in new home sales also weighed on the broader market.

On Wednesday:

The Dow Jones industrial average fell 12.72 points, or 0.1 percent, to 16,501.65.

The Standard & Poor’s 500 index lost 4.16 points, or 0.2 percent, to 1,875.39.

The Nasdaq composite fell 34.49 points, or 0.8 percent, to 4,126.97.

For the week:

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 93.11 points, or 0.6 percent.

The Standard & Poor’s 500 index gained 10.54 points, or 0.6 percent.

The Nasdaq composite added 31.45 points, or 0.8 percent.

For the year:

The Dow is down 75.01 points, or 0.5 percent.

The S&P 500 index is up 27.03 points, or 1.5 percent.

The Nasdaq composite is down 49.62 points, or 1.2 percent.