Disappointing earnings pull Dow back below 10,000
Disappointing quarterly results from General Electric (GE) and Bank of America (BAC) weighed on stocks Friday, causing the Dow Jones Industrial Average ($INDU) to fall back below 10,000.
The blue-chip Dow fell 67 points, or 0.7 percent, to close at 9,995, while the broader S&P 500 ($INX) dropped 9 points, or 0.8 percent, to 1,088. The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite ($COMPX) slid 16 points, or 0.8 percent, to finish at 2,157.
For more on stocks making moves today, be sure to check out BloggingStocks' market wrap up.