NEW YORK, N.Y. – US stocks end slightly lower, erasing an early gain, after the FBI says it will investigate whether there is classified information in newly discovered emails that appear to be related to its probe of Hillary Clinton’s email practices. The market had been higher in early trading after the government said the economy grew at a faster pace in the third quarter.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 8.49 points, or less than 0.1 per cent, at 18,161.19.
The Standard & Poor’s 500 index gave up 6.63 points, or 0.3 per cent, to 2,126.41.
The Nasdaq composite shed 25.87 points, or 0.5 per cent, to 5,190.10.
For the week:
The Dow rose 15.48 points, or 0.1 per cent.
The S&P 500 lost 14.75 points, or 0.7 per cent.
The Nasdaq skidded 67.30 points, or 1.3 per cent.
For the year:
The Dow is up 736.16 points, or 4.2 per cent.
The S&P 500 is up 82.47 points, or 4 per cent.
The Nasdaq is up 182.69 points, or 3.6 per cent.