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Dow tumbles 264 points in biggest stock sell-off in two months
Dow tumbles 264 points in biggest stock sell-off in two months

Wall Street saw its biggest stock sell-off in two months Thursday as investors worried over rising geopolitical tensions and the prospect of higher interest rates. The Dow Jones industrial average sank 264.26 points. The plunge was led by tech stocks, but no single sector or news event accounted for all the losses, analysts said. "There's nothing idiosyncratic about today — it's the totality of everything," said Carter Braxton Worth, chief market technician at Sterne Agee. "It's the sorites paradox: Which grain of sand determined that one day there was a heap, and the next day there wasn't?" The Dow tumbled 1.5% to 16,945.80 points, falling...

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