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

Markets Associated Press

U.S. stocks are closing lower after a solid jobs report kept alive the possibly that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates as soon as next month.

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It was the seventh straight day of declines for the Dow Jones industrial average, the longest losing streak for the index since July 2011.

For the day:

The Dow Jones industrial average lost 46.37 points, or 0.3 percent, to 17,373.38.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 5.99 points, or 0.3 percent, to 2,077.57.

The Nasdaq composite declined 12.90 points, or 0.3 percent, to 5,043.54.

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For the week:

The Dow Jones industrial average lost 316.48 points, or 1.8 percent.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index is down 26.27 points, or 1.3 percent.

The Nasdaq composite is down 84.74 points, or 1.7 percent.

For the year:

The Dow is down 449.69 points, or 2.5 percent.

The S&P 500 index is up 18.67 points, or 0.9 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 307.49 points, or 6.5 percent.