By The Associated Press
Stock indexes were mixed on Friday but closed out their worst week since early June. The third-quarter earnings season is under way. So far the results have been so-so. No big disasters, but investors haven't seen anything to get excited about, either.
All the big indexes were down more than 2 percent for the week. For the Standard & Poor's 500, that's its worst showing since a 3 percent decline the week ending June 1. The Dow was up 75 points in morning trading, but gave almost all of it up by the end of the day.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 2.46 points, or 0.02 percent, to close at 13,328.85.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 4.25 points, or 0.3 percent, to 1,428.59.
The Nasdaq composite fell 5.30 points, or 0.2 percent, to 3,044.11.
For the week:
The Dow was down 281.30 points, or 2.1 percent.
The S&P 500 was down 32.34 points, or 2.2 percent.
The Nasdaq was down 92.08 points, or 2.9 percent.
For the year so far:
The Dow is up 1,111.29 points, or 9.1 percent.
The S&P 500 is up 170.99 points, or 13.6 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 438.96 points, or 16.9 percent.
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