Wall Street ends down after Google's snafu


Stocks fell on Thursday, with technology stocks hit hard after Google disappointed investors with earnings results that were inadvertently released during the trading day.

Based on the latest available data, the Dow Jones industrial average dipped 8.06 points, or 0.06 percent, to end unofficially at 13,548.94. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index slipped 3.57 points, or 0.24 percent, to finish unofficially at 1,457.34. The Nasdaq Composite Index declined 31.26 points, or 1.01 percent, to close unofficially at 3,072.87.

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(Reporting by Caroline Valetkevitch; Editing by Jan Paschal)