Dow Ends Day Down 32
S&P 500 down, Nasdaq up
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Sep 14, 2016 3:16 PM CDT
Trader Tommy Kalikas, left, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016.   (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

(Newser) – US stocks surrendered early gains and finished mostly lower Wednesday as energy companies skidded with the price of oil, the AP reports. Apple led technology companies higher. The mixed finish came after three days of big, erratic moves. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 31.98 points, or 0.2%, to 18,034.77. The Standard & Poor's 500 index slid 1.25 points, or 0.1%, to 2,125.77. The Nasdaq composite climbed 18.52 points, or 0.4%, to 5,173.77.