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NEW YORK | Stocks skid as oil plunge continues; tech sector also falls

NEW YORK — U.S. stocks are falling Friday as technology and internet companies take steep losses. Energy companies are also lower as crude oil heads for its 10th drop in a row. The price of oil has been falling steadily since early October and is now trading at its lowest price since April, causing steep … Continue reading NEW YORK | Stocks skid as oil plunge continues; tech sector also falls

SAN FRANCISCO | Yelp’s shares take a beating after revenue miss

SAN FRANCISCO — Shares of Yelp Inc. took a beating Thursday after the online-reviews site reported soft third-quarter sales and indicated the current period would also be weak. Yelp’s stock was down $12.50, or 29 percent, to $31 in after-hours trading. CEO Jeremy Stoppleman blamed the revenue miss on the company’s new non-term advertising, intended … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | Yelp’s shares take a beating after revenue miss