- Associated Press - Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Stocks ended broadly lower on Wall Street Wednesday as weakness in health care, technology companies and banks offset gains elsewhere in the market.

While U.S. stocks remain on track to finish the quarter with solid gains, investors remain anxious over the slowing global economy and falling bond yields.

On Wednesday:

The S&P 500 dropped 13.09 points, or 0.5 percent, to 2,805.37.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average slid 32.14 points, or 0.1 percent, to 25,625.59.

The Nasdaq composite lost 48.15 points, or 0.6 percent, to 7,643.38.

The Russell 2000 index of smaller company stocks gave up 5.93 points, or 0.4 percent, to 1,522.23.

For the week:

The S&P 500 is up 4.66 points, or 0.2 percent.

The Dow is up 123.27 points, or 0.5 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 0.71 points, or 0.01 percent.

The Russell 2000 is up 16.31 points, or 1.1 percent.

For the year:

The S&P 500 is up 298.52 points, or 11.9 percent.

The Dow is up 2,298.13 points, or 9.9 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 1,008.10 points, or 15.2 percent.

The Russell 2000 is up 173.67 points, or 12.9 percent.

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