The nation commemorated the tenth anniversary of 9/11 with moments of silence and a determination to carry on. In New York, the families of those lost visited the 9/11 Memorial for the first time.
The Dow closed down more than 90 points after the Department of Labor released a discouraging jobs report on Friday
The Dow rose about 38 points, with DuPont rising and Verizon falling. The Nasdaq rose about 15 points.
The Dow fell 83 points, and commodity prices fell due to concerns of an economic slowdown in the US, China, and India
Stocks fell initially on Japan's latest earthquake, but recovered some of their losses. The Dow average dropped 17 points; the S&P 500 index fell 2 points.
Dow sees biggest drop in seven months and falls below 12,000. European stocks drop to lowest level of the year.
US stocks tumbled at midday after reports about a trade deficit in China and weak jobless claims in the US.