The final day of the trading week ended one of the worst weeks in Wall Street’s history & the session ended much as it began on Monday, with big losses. The major indexes finished the week with losses of nearly 6 percent or more, one of their worst starts to a year in history.
Continued concerns about China’s flailing economy also helped drag the markets down.
“I just think there’s an underlying nervousness that we’re going to see further turbulence out of China.”
For the week: The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost more than 1,080 points; the NASDAQ was down 363 points and the S & P 500 lost a total of 151 points.
More on Wall Street’s historically down week from CNBC below.
Here are the final numbers from Friday, 1/8/16 on Wall Street:
Dow Jones Industrial Average: 16,514.10 (-392.41/ -2.32%)
NASDAQ: 4,689.43 (-147.34/ -3.03%)
S&P 500: 1,943.09 (-47.17 / -2.37%)