The S&P 500 and Nasdaq fell more than 1 percent each on Friday in afternoon trading as jobs data hit sentiment ahead of the long holiday weekend.
The Dow Jones industrial average <.DJI> was down 109.32 points, or 1.12 percent, at 9,623.21. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index <.SPX> was down 10.95 points, or 1.07 percent, at 1,016.42. The Nasdaq Composite Index <.IXIC> was down 21.99 points, or 1.05 percent, at 2,079.37.
(Reporting by Caroline Valetkevitch; Editing by Kenneth Barry)