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How the Dow Jones industrial average fared Friday

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The Associated Press | August 16, 2013 06:16 PM EST | AP


The Dow Jones industrial average fell Friday, closing out the worst week of the year for the index. The Dow was dragged lower by a weak performance from retailers and companies sensitive to higher interest rates.

The Dow fell 30.72 points, or 0.2 percent, to 15,081.47.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index dropped 5.49 points, or 0.3 percent, to 1,655.83.

The Nasdaq composite fell 3.34 points, or 0.1 percent, to 3,602.78.

For the week:

The Dow is down 344.04 points, or 2.2 percent.

The S&P 500 index is down 35.59 points, or 2.1 percent.

The Nasdaq composite is down 57.33 points, or 1.6 percent.

For the year:

The Dow is up 1,977.33 points, or 15.1 percent.

The S&P 500 is up 229.64 points, or 16.1 percent.

The Nasdaq composite is up 583.27 points, or 19.3 percent.