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Technology companies lead slide in US stocks; Oil rising

9 days ago   |   By Boston Herald

By ALEX VEIGA
U.S. stocks fell sharply Friday, erasing an early gain, as the market closed in on its third weekly decline in four weeks.
Losses in technology and health care stocks outweighed gains elsewhere in the market. Energy companies led the gainers as crude oil prices rose on news that OPEC members agreed to cut production next year.
The government said job growth in November fell short of economists' expectations.
KEEPING SCORE: The S&P 500 index fell 41 points, or 1.5 percent, to 2,654 as of 11:25 a.m. Eastern Time. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 411 points, or 1.7...
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Technology companies lead slide in US stocks; Oil rising

10 days ago   |   By Miami Herald

U.S. stocks fell in morning trading Friday, adding to modest losses from a day earlier. Losses in technology and health care stocks outweighed gains elsewhere in the market. Energy companies...
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