Stocks fell on Friday as data showed the economy shed more jobs than expected last month, increasing worries the economic recovery will be slow.

The Dow Jones industrial average <.DJI> dropped 118.14 points, or 1.11 percent, to 10,556.84. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index <.SPX> fell 14.17 points, or 1.26 percent, to 1,111.64. The Nasdaq Composite Index <.IXIC> lost 30.85 points, or 1.35 percent, to 2,262.21.