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Wall Street falls after jobs data

Dow Jones industrial average dropped 143.04 points, or 1.15%, to 12,250.41

Reuters  |  New York 

fell more than 1% on Friday, with the Dow industrials going briefly negative for the year, after US jobs growth was anemic in May, compounding worries over soft Chinese factory data and triggering fears of a further slowdown in the global economy.

The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 143.04 points, or 1.15%, to 12,250.41. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index dropped 16.86 points, or 1.29%, to 1,293.47. The dropped 39.93 points, or 1.41%, to 2,787.41.

First Published: Fri, June 01 2012. 19:22 IST
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