Stocks end lower for day and week amid wild swings

The U.S. economy added 428,000 jobs in April

U.S. stocks ended the session lower, amid steep swings, in a wild week that included a better-than-expected April jobs report and a rate hike by the Federal Reserve that was followed by ongoing concerns of a looming recession. 

Ticker Security Last Change Change %
I:DJI DOW JONES AVERAGES 32637.19 +516.91 +1.61%
SP500 S&P 500 4057.84 +79.11 +1.99%
I:COMP NASDAQ COMPOSITE INDEX 11740.650441 +305.91 +2.68%

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite fell 0.6% and 1.4%, respectively, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average bounced between losses and gains, coming back from a 400-plus point deficit to end with a 98-point loss or off 0.3%. All three major averages posted weekly losses. 

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The Labor Department reported that the U.S. economy added 428,000 new nonfarm jobs in April. That’s down from 431,000 in March and would mark a record 12th consecutive month of gains at or above 400,000. The unemployment rate held at 3.6%. 

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Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York City.  (REUTERS/Brendan McDermid / Reuters Photos)

The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost over 1,000 points Thursday as investors wrestled with whether the Federal Reserve can successfully avoid a recession. The yield on the 10-Year Treasury rose to 3.124% Friday.  

Elsewhere, Under Amour shares fell sharply after posting a quarterly loss of $59.6 million, or $0.13 per share, compared to a profit of $77 million, or $0.17 per share, a year ago.

Ticker Security Last Change Change %
UA UNDER ARMOUR INC. 9.13 +0.33 +3.75%

COVID-19 lockdowns in China remain a headwind for the athletic apparel giant.

"As global supply challenges and emergent COVID-19 impacts in China eventually normalize, we are confident that the strength of the Under Armour brand, coupled with our powerful growth strategy, positions us well to deliver sustainable, profitable returns to shareholders over the long term," Under Armour President and CEO Patrik Frisk said in the company's earnings release.

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CI CIGNA CORP. 268.90 +3.24 +1.22%

Cigna shares rose after beating profit expectations and raising its 2022 outlook. It now stands to earn $22.60 per share, up from a prior goal of $22.40.

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DASH DOORDASH INC. 73.69 +5.21 +7.61%

DoorDash sales soared in the first quarter as the company added more customers, sending shares higher. 

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Russia's war on Ukraine, high oil prices and global supply chain disruptions are adding to investor unease.

Ticker Security Last Change Change %
USO UNITED STATES OIL FUND L.P. 84.59 +2.11 +2.56%
BNO UNITED STS BRENT OIL FD LP UNIT 33.32 +0.73 +2.24%

Oil prices gained about 5% on concerns about supply as the European Union prepares new sanctions on Russia, which would include an embargo on crude oil. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude closed at $109.77 a barrel.  Brent futures gained 2.1%, to $112.39 a barrel.

Bitcoin traded below $36,000, mirroring the downward volatility in stocks.

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Bausch + Lomb Corp. priced its IPO at $18 a share Thursday, falling short of expectations as it became the first big company in months to try going public in a turbulent stock market.

FOX Business's Ken Martin and The Associated Press contributed to this report.