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Wall Street just chalked up its worst day of 2019

Here’s who won, who lost, and why.

Technology stocks shine

Tech stocks were the standouts in an otherwise sluggish day of trading on Monday, as investors gear up for the arrival of the heart of earnings reporting season.

Stocks extend losses as railroads sink industrial companies

Railroad operator CSX had its biggest drop in 11 years, pulling other industrial companies down with it.

Stock indexes end lower, breaking a 5-day winning streak

Technology companies fared the worst, weighed down by a 1.3 percent drop by Microsoft and a 1.9 percent slide from Intel.

US stocks gain, breaking a short losing streak

Gains by energy and Internet companies helped drive stocks broadly higher Thursday, snapping a two-day losing streak in an otherwise choppy week of trading.

Escalating US-China trade threats stagger global markets

Escalating US-China trade threats stagger global markets; Dow slumps more than 400

US stocks fall on mixed earnings, trade tensions; oil slumps

Lowe’s and Nordstrom were among the biggest decliners in the S&P 500 after the retailers reported quarterly results that fell short of Wall Street’s expectations.

Tech rebound powers US stocks higher, snaps 2-day S&P slump

The rally followed the US government’s decision to temporarily ease off proposed restrictions on technology sales to Chinese companies.