The Dow Jones Industrial Average has fallen more than 400 points this week, as the tech sector continues to grapple with a string of scandals and an ongoing investigation into allegations of misconduct at its Silicon Valley headquarters.
The S&P 500 index has fallen by more than 100 points in the past two weeks, as investors take stock in the fallout from the new scandal.
The Dow is up about 8.8 percent so far this year, and it’s up by nearly 6 percent in 2017.
The Standard & Poor’s 500 index is up 4.7 percent.
The Nasdaq Composite is up 5.6 percent, the Dow is down 3.5 percent, and the Russell 2000 is down 1.4 percent.
For the week ending Oct. 31, the S&s is up 17.3 percent, up 9.3 points, and is up 7.9 percent in 2018.
The average gain for the Dow this year is 2.8 percentage points.
The Russell 2000 index is down 7.6 points.
Russell 2000 was up 10.6 point this week.
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The tech sector has been a frequent target of investors, as well as a potential target of government regulators, who have been investigating allegations of alleged misconduct at the Silicon Valley offices of Facebook Inc., Google Inc., Amazon.com Inc., Apple Inc., and other tech companies.
The company is under investigation by the FBI and the Securities and Exchange Commission, which has subpoenaed records of its finances.
The FBI is also looking into whether any of the companies may have colluded to conceal a possible conflict of interest in an investment in their parent companies.
Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple declined to comment.
The SEC has asked a federal judge to issue a subpoena for records related to the SEC investigation.
Facebook also said that it has a long history of ethical and ethical conduct at the company and that it is cooperating with the SEC’s probe.
Alphabet Inc., a Google parent company, declined to provide comment.
Amazon also declined to respond.
Facebook shares fell more than 5 percent this week as investors weighed the latest revelations and questions surrounding the company.
Alphabet shares fell by nearly 4 percent, as it announced it would be ending its partnership with the company, as did the Dow Jones industrial average, which fell about 1 percent.
Google shares fell 3.2 percent, while Amazon shares fell 5.2% and Facebook shares dropped 5.3% each.
For tech stocks, the Nasdaq and Russell 2000 have gained more than 3 percent this year.
The Nikkei 225 Index is up 0.6% this week and is trading at 2,094.25.
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