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Stocks skidded Thursday as a late drop erased the market’s gains from the day before. Companies that sell oil, gold and silver tumbled along with the prices of those commodities.

On Thursday:

The Dow Jones industrial average sank 253.25 points, or 1.4 percent, to 17,495.84.

The Standard & Poor’s 500 lost 31.18 points, or 1.5 percent, to 2,041.89.

The Nasdaq composite index gave up 68.58 points, or 1.4 percent, to 5,002.55.

For the week:

The Dow has gained 230.63 points, or 1.3 percent.

The S&P has added 29.52 points, or 1.5 percent.

The Nasdaq has risen 69.09 points, or 1.4 percent.

For the year:

The Dow is down 327.23 points, or 1.8 percent.

The S&P is down 17.01 points, or 0.8 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 266.50 points, or 5.6 percent.