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By William Watts

Stocks fell Friday, leaving major averages negative for the week but still holding monthly gains as July trading came to a close. Equities were pressured after e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc. /zigman2/quotes/210331248/composite AMZN -0.49% late Thursday delivered disappointing quarterly results. The S&P 500 /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -0.14% fell around 24 points, or 0.5%, to close near 4,395, according to preliminary figures, while the Nasdaq Composite /zigman2/quotes/210598365/realtime COMP -0.46% fell around 106 points, or 0.7%, to finish near 14,673. The Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.12% fell around 149 points, or 0.4%, ending near 34,936. That left the S&P 500 with a 0.4% weekly loss, but the index rose 2.3% for July, marking its sixth consecutive monthly advance. The Nasdaq fell 1.1% for the week holding on to a 1.2% monthly gain, while the Dow saw a 0.4% weekly drop and a 1.3% July advance. Amazon shares fell 7.6%.

/zigman2/quotes/210331248/composite
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
$ 3,399.13
-16.87 -0.49%
Volume: 796,746
Sept. 24, 2021 11:42a
P/E Ratio
59.17
Dividend Yield
N/A
Market Cap
$1730.00 billion
Rev. per Employee
$297,430
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/zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime
US : S&P US
4,442.62
-6.36 -0.14%
Volume: 658.14M
Sept. 24, 2021 11:44a
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/zigman2/quotes/210598365/realtime
US : Nasdaq
14,983.10
-69.14 -0.46%
Volume: 1.70M
Sept. 24, 2021 11:44a
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/zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime
US : Dow Jones Global
34,721.74
-43.08 -0.12%
Volume: 111.53M
Sept. 24, 2021 11:44a
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