U.S. Stocks Tumble as Apple Selloff Overshadows Facebook Rally

  • Facebook gains on earnings, though tech shares crumble
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Stocks Tumble: Is This the Start of Another Leg Down?

U.S. stocks fell, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index capping the biggest drop in three weeks, as Apple Inc. led an afternoon selloff in technology shares, overshadowing corporate deals and strong results from Facebook Inc.

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