The third quarter by the numbers

The third quarter pummeled financial markets.

The quarter marked the worst for the three major indices since 2011; all three ended in the red.

Energy was the biggest loser this quarter with a record losing streak. The only positive sector: utilities. Biotechs also had their worst quarter since 2002.

Check out more stats below:

  • All major U.S. indices dropped into correction territory and all are currently in correction mode
  • The following international markets are in correction mode: Switzerland, Italy, India, Canada, UK FTSE 100, France, STOXX Europe 600, Japan, and Spain
  • The following international markets are in bear territory: Portugal, Germany, Argentina, Brazil, Hang Seng, Russia, Greece, China Shanghai, China Shenzhen
  • The Dow closed the quarter with its best day since Sept. 15, but it's on pace for its third consecutive negative week. This is its longest weekly losing streak since its three-week streak ending June 5, 2015.
  • The Dow is down 7.6 percent for Q3. This is its third consecutive negative quarter for the first time since 2009.
  • The S&P 500 is down 7 percent for the quarter but did end Q3 with a positive day (its best since Sept. 8)
  • The Nasdaq is down 7.4 percent for Q3 and ended its quarterly winning streak at 10 consecutive quarters (its first negative quarter in the last 11)
  • The IBB closed the quarter with a bang, up 4.8 percent. Wednesday marked the end to its eight-day losing streak
  • But the IBB is down 17.8 percent for the quarter, its worst since 2002
  • Gold is down 4.8 percent, its worst quarter since the Q3 2014. This is its fifth consecutive negative quarter for the first time since 1997.
  • WTI Crude is down 24.2 percent for Q3, its worst quarter since the last one in 2014.
  • The dollar index is up 0.8 percent for the quarter and has been positive for 4 out of the last 5 quarters

—CNBC's Christopher Hayes contributed to this report.