Stocks dipped Thursday after the U.S. government said economic growth slowed in the third quarter as businesses cut production and drew down their inventories.

Stocks dipped Thursday after the U.S. government said economic growth slowed in the third quarter as businesses cut production and drew down their inventories.

For the day:

The Dow Jones industrial average lost 23.72 points, or 0.1 percent, to 17,755.80.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index dipped 0.94 point, less than 0.1 percent, to 2,089.41.

The Nasdaq composite index sank 21.42 points, or 0.4 percent, to 5,074.27.

For the week:

The Dow Jones industrial average has added 109.10 points, or 0.6 percent.

The S&P 500 has picked up 14.26 points, or 0.7 percent.

The Nasdaq has gained 42.41 points, or 0.8 percent.

For the year:

The Dow is down 67.27 points, or 0.4 percent.

The S&P is up 30.51 points, or 1.5 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 338.22 points, or 7.1 percent.