Dow Falls Again as Apple Losing Streak Continues

Index drops 201 as tech stocks falter
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Apr 20, 2018 3:16 PM CDT
The NYSE logo adorns the entrance to the trading floor the New York Stock Exchange.   (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

(Newser) – A slump in big technology stocks helped pull US indexes lower on Wall Street Friday, extending the market's modest losses from a day earlier. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 201 points, or 0.8%, to 24,462, per the AP. The Nasdaq composite fell 91 points, or 1.3%, to 7,146. The S&P 500 index fell 22 points, or 0.9%, to 2,670. Apple lost 4.1% Friday, its third loss in a row, while health care stocks and consumer goods companies also declined. Mattel dropped 3.6% after the struggling toy maker said its CEO was leaving.

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