Business Highlights

___ Tech giants plunge again, pushing market into red for year NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks skidded again Tuesday as weak results from retailers and mounting losses for big technology companies pushed the market back into the red for the year.

IMF cites progress in talks on Pakistan bailout

Pakistan and the International Monetary Fund are into their final round of talks over an $8 billion bailout package Islamabad seeks from the international lending agency to overcome the country's economic woes.