Stocks rise modestly in the slowest trading day of the year. Stocks on the S&P 500 gain 11 points, pushing the index 8 points above its open at the beginning of the year.
The Dow lost 53 points to close at 11493 amid a downward revision of U.S. economic growth and renewed worries about Europe's debt crisis
Stocks had their worst drop in two weeks after German leaders cast doubt on how fast the debt deal process would be. The Dow dropped 247 points to close at 11397.
The Dow rose 102 points to close at 11518 after hitting its lowest point of the year last week
The Dow slid 16 points to close at 11416 on a quiet day of trading. The Nasdaq and S&P 500 rose slightly.
Stock market ends on down note over renewed worries about Europe. The S&P 500 stock market index has lost 14.3 percent in the third quarter.
The Dow rose 53.58 points to close at 11,613.53 as a wild month for the financial markets ends quietly
The Dow closed down 634 points, the S&P 500 lost 79 points, and the Nasdaq ended 174 points lower. For every stock that rose at the New York Stock Exchange, more than 69 fell.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average soared more than 170 points after a better-than-expected jobs report, dropped more than 500 points, and has since pared most of its losses.