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Tech Stocks Have Lost Some Of Their Luster, Dragging The Stock Market Lower

Technology stocks ranging from Amazon to Facebook to Apple have been hammered in recent days, driving broader declines in the market. There are growing calls to regulate big tech companies.
The Nasdaq composite index, which includes many tech stocks, has lost nearly 7 percent since March 12. Source: Timothy A. Clary

Tech stocks were a growth engine for the market when the economy was tepid, but recently they've been sputtering and their troubles are helping drag the entire market lower.

Some of the biggest names in technology have been swooning.

Facebook is mired in a scandal over , leading to calls for stricter government regulation of

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