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New York (CNN) – TGIF? It was more like a Freaky Friday for the stock market as plunging oil prices struck again.
The Dow fell more than 300 points and finished the week with a 3.8% loss. That was its worst weekly performance in more than three years.
New York (CNNMoney) – December typically brings a "Santa Claus" rally for stocks, but we've yet to see it this year.
For that, you can blame oil prices.
The Dow was down about 260 points in late afternoon trading Wednesday. That's a 1.5% drop. Anytime the Dow suffers a triple-digit point decline, it's considered a bad day.