Stocks end lower after a strong weekWall Street came back to work after the Thanksgiving weekend and faced leftover worries about the “fiscal cliff” and the European debt crisis. Stocks retreated after one of their best weeks of the year. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 42.31 points to 12,967.37. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index declined 2.86 to 1,406.29. And the Nasdaq composite index managed a 9.93-point increase to 2,976.78.
By: By Christina Rexrode, Associated Press, The Jamestown Sun