Market close: Tech stocks resume slide

Summary:Technology stocks couldn't hold their momentumTuesday as investors sold off leaders and fringe playersalike. The Nasdaq composite fell 82 points to close at3,685.

Technology stocks couldn't hold their momentum Tuesday as investors sold off leaders and fringe players alike. The Nasdaq composite fell 82 points to close at 3,685.46 while the Dow added 85 points to close at 10,606.95.

Tuesday's trading was an about-face from Monday when blue-chip issues were stagnant while the tech sector made a brief rally. Full story. -- Larry Barrett, ZDNet Inter@ctive Investor

Topics: Tech Industry

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