How the Dow Jones average fared Wednesday

Published on NewsOK Modified: July 24, 2013 at 3:54 pm •  Published: July 24, 2013

A gloomy outlook from Caterpillar, the world's largest construction equipment company, helped send stocks mostly lower on Wednesday. The meager drop gave the stock market two consecutive days of losses, the first time that's happened all month.

The Dow Jones industrial average fell 25.50 points, or 0.2 percent, to close at 15,542.24.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 6.45 points, or 0.4 percent, to 1,685.94.

The Nasdaq composite edged up 0.33 of a point, less than 0.1 percent, to 3,579.60.

For the week:

The Dow is down 1.5 points, less than 0.1 percent.

The S&P 500 is down 6.15 points, or 0.4 percent.

The Nasdaq is down 8.01 points, or 0.2 percent.

For the year so far:

The Dow is up 2,438.10 points, or 18.6 percent.

The S&P 500 is up 259.75 points, or 18.2 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 560.09 points, or 18.6 percent


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