Stock prices fell Friday after the government issued a report on job creation that disappointed forecasters and investors. All three major stock market indicators lost ground for the week.
The Labor Department said the economy created 112,000 jobs in June, less than half the number that economists expected. May's figure of 248,000 new jobs was revised downward to 235,000 as well. Unemployment remained steady at 5.6 percent.
Volume was light in advance of the Independence Day holiday. The markets will be closed Monday.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 51.33, or 0.5 percent, to 10,282.83. The Standard & Poor's 500-stock index was down 3.56, or 0.3 percent, at 1125.38, and the Nasdaq composite index lost 8.89, or 0.4 percent, to 2006.66.
For the week, the Dow lost 0.9 percent, the S&P 500 fell 0.8 percent and the Nasdaq lost 0.9 percent. It was the third consecutive week for the S&P 500 and the second for the Dow, while the Nasdaq reversed last week's gains.
Worldwide sales of semiconductors rose to $17.32 billion in May, up 36.9 percent from a year ago, according to the Semiconductor Industry Association. The news did not help chip stocks, however. Intel was down 69 cents, at $26.33, and Advanced Micro Devices lost 23 cents, to $15.27.
Caremark Rx, the nation's second-largest pharmaceutical benefits management company, fell $1.20, to $31, after it said 19 states are investigating the company's business practices.
The Dow Jones industrial averages ended the week down 89.01, or 0.9 percent. The S&P lost 9.05, or 0.8 percent. The Nasdaq fell 18.81, or 0.9 percent. The Russell 2000 index, which tracks smaller company stocks, closed the week 4.98, or 0.9 percent lower. The Dow Jones Wilshire 5000 Composite Index -- a free-float weighted index that measures 5,000 U.S. based companies -- ended the week at 10,997.55, down 96.10 points from last week. A year ago the index was 9462.51.
* The New York Stock Exchange composite index fell 2.40, to 6542.36; the American Stock Exchange index rose 14.03, to 1259.96; and the Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks rose 0.29, to 582.72.
* Advancing issues outnumbered declining ones by 11 to 6 on the NYSE, where trading volume fell to 1.08 billion shares, from 1.49 billion on Thursday. On the Nasdaq Stock Market, decliners narrowly outnumbered advancers and volume totaled 1.19 billion, down from 1.73 billion.
* The price of the Treasury's 10-year note rose $7.81 per $1,000 invested, and its yield fell to 0.04 percent, from 4.56 percent on Thursday.
* The dollar rose against the Japanese yen and fell against the euro. In late New York trading, a dollar bought 108.38 yen, up from 108.19 late Thursday, and a euro bought $1.2324, up from $1.2177.
* Light, sweet crude oil for August delivery settled at $38.39, down 35 cents, on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
* Gold for current delivery rose to $398.30 a troy ounce, from $396 on Thursday, on the New York Mercantile Exchange's Commodity Exchange.