Stocks slide on a quiet day, end down for the week

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August 09, 2013 AT 6:08 PM
The stock market had a ho-hum capper to a ho-hum week, where unimpressive earnings kept investors feeling wary and news about the U.S. economy left them uninspired. All three major indexes ended lower, and almost everything about the day screamed summer. Trading was light and earnings season was nearly over