How the Dow Jones industrial average and other major indexes fared on Tuesday

Markets Associated Press

Sudden twists in the price of oil and currency trading turned the stock market into a roller-coaster ride. Indexes ended slightly lower after an early rally fizzled. The price of crude oil stabilized after a prolonged rout, bringing relief to energy stocks and the Russian ruble, both of which have been battered by a slump in oil. The price of oil has fallen by half since June.

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On Tuesday:

The Dow Jones industrial average fell 111.97 points, or 0.7 percent, to 17,068.87

The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 16.89 points, or 0.9 percent, to 1,972.74.

The Nasdaq composite lost 57.32 points, or 1.2 percent, to 4,547.83.

For the week:

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The Dow is down 211.96 points, or 1.2 percent.

The S&P 500 index is down 29.59 points, or 1.5 percent.

The Nasdaq is down 105.76 points, or 2.3 percent.

For the year:

The Dow is up 492.21 points, or 3 percent.

The S&P 500 index is up 124.38 points, or 6.7 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 371.24 points, or 8.9 percent.