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Stocks sink as Apple drags down tech; Dow dips more than 200 points
Stocks sink as Apple drags down tech; Dow dips more than 200 points

NEW YORK — Technology companies are leading a broad drop in U.S. stocks that has pulled the Dow Jones industrial average down 200 points. The steep decline comes a day after the market had its best day in more than a month. Apple dropped more than 3 percent after the company pulled a software update for its iPhones late Wednesday after users complained that they weren't able to make calls. KEEPING SCORE: As of 11:22 a.m. Eastern, the Standard & Poor's 500 index was down 26 points, or 1.3 percent, to 1,972. The Dow slumped 215 points, or 1.2 percent, to 17,001. The Nasdaq composite, which is dominated by technology companies, dropped 76 points, or 1.7 percent, to 4,512....

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