Technology stocks slipped early Wednesday, led by slumping shares of Cisco Systems Inc. and Netflix Inc.
Cisco CSCO -2.02% fell 1.7% to $18.26, one of the top decliners within the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA -0.79% , which lost more than 80 points at last check.
Shares of Netflix NFLX -2.62% sank more than 2% to $69.
The Nasdaq Composite Index COMP -0.93% retreated nearly 1% to 2,601. The Morgan Stanley High Tech 35 Index MSH -1.08% was also down 1%, while the Philadelphia Semiconductor Index SOX -1.15% was off 1.1%.
Major chip shares traded broadly in the red, including Advanced Micro Devices AMD -1.99% , off 1.5%; Texas Instruments TXN -1.28% , down 1.3%; and Nvidia Corp.NVDA -1.71% , off 1.2%.
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