Wall Street closed out the worst week for stocks since October 2008 Friday with more heavy selling, though a last-minute flurry of buying kept the market from another steep plunge.
Bond prices soared as investors sought safety, pushing yields to record lows. The stock swoon was driven by fear that the coronavirus outbreak will derail the global economy.
The Dow fell 357.28 points, or 1.4%, to 25,409.36.
The S&P 500 slid 24.54 points, or 0.8%, to 2,954.22.
The Nasdaq rose 0.89 points, less than 0.1%, to 8,567.37.
The Russell 2000 index of smaller company stocks lost 21.44 points, or 1.4%, to 1,476.43.
For the week:
The S&P 500 fell 383.53 points, or 11.5%.
The Dow dropped 3,583.05 points, or 12.4%.
The Nasdaq slid 1,009.22 points, or 10.5%.
The Russell 2000 lost 202.18 points, or 12%.
For the year:
The S&P 500 is down 276.56 points, or 8.6%.
The Dow is down 3,129.08 points, or 11%.
The Nasdaq is down 405.24 points, or 4.5%.
The Russell 2000 is down 192.04 points, or 11.5%.