NEW YORK, Jan 29 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks ended lower on Friday as investors pared exposure to riskier assets amid worries about fiscal turmoil in Europe.
* The major indexes registered their worst monthly decline since February 2009. The S&P 500 is now off 6.6 percent from its 15-month closing high of Jan. 19.
* The Dow Jones industrial average .DJI was down 53.13 points, or 0.52 percent, to end unofficially at 10,067.33. The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index .SPX was down 10.66 points, or 0.98 percent, to close unofficially at 1,073.87. The Nasdaq Composite Index .IXIC was down 31.65 points, or 1.45 percent, to close unofficially at 2,147.35. (Reporting by Ellis Mnyandu; Editing by Jan Paschal)