Technology companies lead slide in US stocks; Oil rising

7Dec - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News



U.S. stocks fell in morning trading Friday, adding to modest losses from a day earlier. Losses in technology and health care stocks outweighed gains elsewhere in the market. Energy companies led the gainers as crude oil prices rose on news that OPEC members will elect to cut production. The government said job growth in November fell short of economists’ expectations.

KEEPING SCORE: The S&P 500 index fell 20 points, or 0.8 percent, to 2,676 as of 10:18 a.m.

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