NEW YORK, N.Y. – Stocks in the U.S. and other global markets fell for a fourth day Tuesday as jittery investors waited for the Federal Reserve’s decision on interest rates and worried about Britain’s vote next week on whether to leave the European Union.
The Dow Jones industrial average lost 57.66 points, or 0.3 per cent, to 17,674.82.
The Standard & Poor’s 500 index lost 3.74 points, or 0.2 per cent, to 2,075.32.
The Nasdaq composite fell 4.89 points, or 0.1 per cent, to 4,843.55.
For the week:
The Dow is down 190.52 points, or 1.1 per cent.
The S&P 500 has fallen 20.75 points, or 1 per cent.
The Nasdaq is down 51 points, or 1 per cent.
For the year:
The Dow is up 249.79 points, or 1.4 per cent.
The S&P 500 is up 31.38 points, or 1.5 per cent.
The Nasdaq is down 163.86 points, or 3.3 per cent.