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How major US stock indexes fared Friday

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Posted at 6:11 PM, Jun 10, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-10 21:13:41-04

Stocks sank on Wall Street Friday after investors’ hopes were dashed that inflation might be peaking.

Instead, it got worse last month and marked another 40-year high, ensuring that the Federal Reserve’s foot will remain firmly on the brake for the economy.

Treasury yields soared toward their highest levels in years as investors anticipated that inflation won’t be ebbing any time soon. The S&P 500 fell and closed out its ninth losing week in the last 10. The growing expectation is for the Fed to raise its key short-term interest rate by half a percentage point at each of its next three meetings, beginning next week.

On Friday:

  • S&P 500 fell 116.96 points, or 2.9%, to 3,900.86.
  • Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 880 points, or 2.7%, to 31,392.79.
  • Nasdaq fell 414.20 points, or 3.5%, to 11,340.02.
  • Russell 2000 index of smaller companies fell 50.57 points, or 2.7%, to 1,800.28.

For the week:

  • S&P 500 is down 207.68 points, or 5.1%.
  • Dow is down 1,506.91 points, or less than 4.6%.
  • Nasdaq is down 672.71 points, or 5.6%.
  • Russell 2000 is down 82.77 points, or 4.4%.

For the year:

  • S&P 500 is down 865.32 points, or 18.2%.
  • Dow is down 4,945.51 points, or 13.6%.
  • Nasdaq is down 4,304.95 points, or 27.5%.
  • Russell 2000 is down 445.03 points, or 19.8%.

This information comes just days after U.S. stocks were ticking higher as worries about the economy and rising interest rates keep markets wobbling.