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    Amazon Shares Fall After Report Trump Wants to 'Go After' Company
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    Pedestrians walk outside a building at Amazon.com's corporate headquarters, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, in Seattle, Wash.

    The Nasdaq composite closed lower for a second straight day on Wednesday as technology stocks failed to recover from steep losses seen in the previous session, CNBC reported. 

    The tech-heavy index fell 0.8 percent to 6,949.23 as Amazon, Netflix and Apple pulled back 4.4 percent, 4.9 percent and 1.1 percent, respectively. At its session high, the Nasdaq rose as much as 0.4 percent.

    Both the S&P 500 and Dow Jones industrial average also closed lower. The S&P 500 fell 0.3 percent to 2,605 as technology declined 0.9 percent. The Dow closed 9.29 points lower at 23,848.42 after trading in a wide range. At its session high, the 30-stock index rose as much as 234.76 points and fell 129.04 points at is low of the day.

    Amazon fell after Axios reported that President Donald Trump was "obsessed" with the company. The report also said Trump wants to "go after" Amazon. Amazon's stock traded 3 percent lower in afternoon trade.

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    (Published Friday, Nov. 16, 2018)