() U.S. stocks closed about 1 percent lower or more Thursday, as fresh declines in Apple weighed on the major averages. ( Tweet This )
"The market had been losing momentum coming into the week as the tech stocks were coming in with weaker numbers," said Quincy Krosby, market strategist at Prudential Financial.
"Apple is in many different kinds of portfolios, it's in the Dow. When it takes a beating it's going to pressure markets," she said.
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