How the Dow Jones industrial average did Tuesday

How the Dow Jones industrial average and other major indexes fared on Tuesday

Associated Press

A suddenly stormy month on the stock market came to a quiet end on Tuesday. Major indexes drifted to a slight loss, leaving the Standard & Poor's 500 down 1.6 percent for September, its third monthly drop this year.

The Dow Jones industrial average lost 28.32 points, or 0.2 percent, to 17,042.90.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index lost 5.51 points, or 0.3 percent, to 1,972.29.

The Nasdaq composite slipped 12.46 points, or 0.3 percent, to 4,493.39.

For the week:

The Dow is down 70.25, or 0.4 percent.

The S&P 500 is down 10.56, or 0.5 percent.

The Nasdaq is down 18.80, or 0.4 percent.

For the year:

The Dow is up 466.24 points, or 2.8 percent.

The S&P 500 index is up 123.93 points, or 6.7 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 316.80 points, or 7.6 percent.

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