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Published in TZ Latest News 1 October, 2014 by The TZ Newswire Staff

Nasdaq Leads Sell-Off As Market Heads Into Correction

A mixed batch of economic data Wednesday and concerns over the first reported case of Ebola in the U.S. triggered one of the biggest stock sell-offs in months. The Nasdaq composite, down 1.6%, fell definitively below its key 50-day moving average for the first time since April 4. The S&P 500 dropped 1.3%. The IBD 50, a proxy for high-growth stocks, lost 2.5%. The Dow utilities, often a gauge of investor defensiveness, rose 0.4%.

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