Major U.S. stock indexes gave up early gains and ended mostly lower Wednesday, extending their losses for the week.
Energy stocks led the decliners as crude oil prices fell. Technology stocks bucked the broader sector slide. Worries about economic fallout from the virus outbreak that originated in China have fueled a sharp sell-off that wiped out the market’s gains for the year.
The S&P 500 index fell 11.82 points, or 0.4%, to 3,116.39.
The Dow dropped 123.77 points, or 0.5%, to 26,957.59.