Technology and Blue Chip stocks fell substantially today in volatile trading. Though up 40 points this morning, the Dow Jones industrial average ended the day off 2.82 at 4,614.78. The New York Stock Exchange volume was 303.19 million shares as of 4 p.m. today (312.03 million last Friday). At its close, the NYSE composite index was up 0.12 at 299.91. The American Stock Exchange market value index slid 0.99 to 528.21. The Standard & Poor's 500 list was down 1.10 to 558.11. Buffeted by heavy selling of technology stocks, the Nasdaq composite index fell 11.58 to 1,019.70. Gold was down 30 cents to $384.25.
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