U.S. stocks opened sharply lower on Monday, led by losses in technology and consumer discretionary sectors. The Nasdaq Composite began the day with sharp losses, down 82 points, or 1.9%, at 4,530. Meanwhile, weaker oil prices put pressure on energy companies. The S&P 500 opened 22 points, or 1.2%, lower at 1,857. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 185 points, or 1.2%, at 16,014 at the open.
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