NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks skidded Friday in a wave of selling that wiped out most of the market’s gains from earlier this week. A drop in oil prices took energy companies sharply lower. Investors were also troubled by a poll showing Britain may be more likely to leave the European Union.
The Dow Jones industrial average gave up 119.85 points, or 0.7 percent, to 17,865.34.
The Standard & Poor’s 500 index sank 19.41 points, or 0.9 percent, to 2,096.07.
The Nasdaq composite slid 64.07 points, or 1.3 percent, to 4,894.55.
For the week:
The Dow rose 58.28 points, or 0.3 percent.
The S&P 500 dipped 3.06 points, or 0.1 percent.
The Nasdaq fell 47.97 points, or 1 percent.
For the year:
The Dow is up 440.31 points, or 2.5 percent.
The S&P 500 is up 52.13 points, or 2.6 percent.
The Nasdaq is down 112.86 points, or 2.3 percent.