How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Wednesday
The stock market fell Wednesday, led by declines in retailers and energy companies. Macy's plunged after releasing weak results and oil and gas companies fell along with the price of crude.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 55.99 points, or 0.3 percent, to 17,702.22.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index slipped 6.72 points, or 0.3 percent, to 2,075.
The Nasdaq composite declined 16.22 points, or 0.3 percent, to 5,067.02.
For the week:
The Dow has fallen 208.11 points, or 1.2 percent.
The S&P 500 has dipped 24.20 points, or 1.2 percent.
The Nasdaq has retreated 80.10 points, or 1.6 percent.
For the year:
The Dow is down 120.85 points, or 0.7 percent.
The S&P is up 16.10 points, or 0.8 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 330.96 points, or 7 percent.