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Wall Street slips as technology stocks lag


By Sruthi Shankar(Reuters) - Losses in technology stocks weighed on Wall Street's main indexes on Tuesday as investors booked profits following the recent strong run and uncertainty in Washington after another high-profile exit from the Trump administration. Shares of Microsoft , Facebook and Alphabet fell more than 1 percent and were top losers on the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq. Technology stocks have rallied 11 percent this year, the most among major 11 S&P sectors.U.S. President Donald Trump fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson after a series of public rifts over issues including North ...

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First Published: Wed, March 14 2018. 02:29 IST