US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St falls on global economy worry, ends off lows

miércoles 15 de octubre de 2014 16:08 GYT

NEW YORK Oct 15 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday on continued worries about the global economy, but managed to close well above session lows that briefly pushed the S&P 500 and Nasdaq into negative territory for the year.

The Dow Jones industrial average fell 173.45 points, or 1.06 percent, to 16,141.74, the S&P 500 lost 15.22 points, or 0.81 percent, to 1,862.48 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 11.85 points, or 0.28 percent, to 4,215.32. (Reporting by Chuck Mikolajczak; Editing by Nick Zieminski)