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Markets Right Now: US stock indexes open lower

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NEW YORK (AP) -

Technology companies were leading stocks broadly lower in early trading, extending the market's slide into a second day.
   
Google's parent company Alphabet slumped 4.6 percent Friday after reporting results that missed analysts' forecasts.
   
Exxon Mobile sank 5 percent and Chevron lost 1.8 percent. Both also reported results that fell short of forecasts.
   
The Standard & Poor's 500 index gave up 19 points, or 0.7 percent, to 2,802.
   
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 252 points, or 1 percent, to 25,937. The Nasdaq composite fell 37 points, or 0.5 percent, to 7,346.
   
Bond prices fell after the government reported more job gains last month. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note rose to 2.83 percent.
 

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