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Techs, Oil Both Knocked Hard In Broad Market Sell-Off

The Nasdaq extended its sell-off to a fifth straight session Wednesday, and the S&P 500 closed below the 2000 level for the first time in nearly three months. In other words, stocks acted exactly the way they should during a market correction. The tech-filled Nasdaq composite fell 1.1%, extending its losses over the past five sessions to 5.3%. The premier index, up 5.7% in 2015, now lies 7.6% below its all-time peak of 5231.94. Amid a 5.6%

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