US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St falls on European fiscal jitters

NEW YORK, Jan 29 (BestGrowthStock) – U.S. stocks (Read more about the stock market today. ) ended lower on
Friday as investors pared exposure to riskier assets amid
worries about fiscal turmoil in Europe.

* The major indexes registered their worst monthly decline
since February 2009. The S&P 500 is now off 6.6 percent from
its 15-month closing high of Jan. 19.

* The Dow Jones industrial average (.DJI: ) was down 53.13
points, or 0.52 percent, to end unofficially at 10,067.33. The
Standard & Poor’s 500 Index (.SPX: ) was down 10.66 points, or
0.98 percent, to close unofficially at 1,073.87. The Nasdaq
Composite Index (.IXIC: ) was down 31.65 points, or 1.45 percent,
to close unofficially at 2,147.35.

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(Reporting by Ellis Mnyandu; Editing by Jan Paschal)

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St falls on European fiscal jitters