Stocks solidly lower following weak jobs report

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market is moving lower after the government reported that job creation in the U.S. slowed down last month. Technology stocks had some of the biggest declines Friday. LinkedIn plunged 40 percent after the social media company released a weak forecast for 2016. Tyson...

 
              American flags fly at the New York Stock Exchange on Wall Street,  July 6, 2015.  World stock markets were uneven Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, as investors awaited U.S. job numbers that could influence how much the Fed raises interest rates this year. Japanese shares sagged on the strengthening yen. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market is moving lower after the government reported that job creation in the U.S. slowed down last month.

Technology stocks had some of the biggest declines Friday.

LinkedIn plunged 40 percent after the social media company released a weak forecast for 2016.

Tyson Foods soared 10 percent after its earnings came in well ahead of analysts' estimates.

The Dow Jones industrial average fell 183 points, or 1.1 percent, to 16,237 as of 11:45 a.m. Eastern time.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index lost 28 points, or 1.5 percent, to 1,886. The Nasdaq composite dropped 112 points, or 2.5 percent, to 4,398.

Bond prices fell. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note rose to 1.86 percent.

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