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Concern Over ‘Severe’ Pullback Sends U.S. Stocks Lower

U.S. shares extended a selloff today, with the Nasdaq Composite Index sliding the most in two months, as Raymond James & Associates said equities are vulnerable to losses and Citigroup Inc. cited investor concerns for a “severe” pullback.

Twitter Inc. and Pandora Media Inc., which trade at more than 150 times earnings, plunged at least 7 percent to pace a Dow Jones gauge of Internet shares to the biggest drop since May. The Nasdaq Biotechnology Index headed for its steepest two-day slide since April. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and JPMorgan Chase & Co. sank more than 1.6 percent to lead bank shares lower. Alcoa Inc., the largest American aluminum producer, rose