Dow finishes down over 1,100 points in biggest decline since 2020

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U.S. stocks tumbled Wednesday, with all three major benchmarks closing sharply lower as consumer stocks including Target Corp. were battered. The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -3.57% closed 3.6% lower, the S&P 500 SPX, -4.04% sank 4% and the technology-heavy Nasdaq Composite COMP, -4.73% dropped 4.7%, according to preliminary FactSet data. Shares of Target TGT, -24.93% tanked after reporting a big earnings miss, closing almost 25% lower. All 11 sectors of the S&P 500 fell Wednesday, with consumer discretionary and consumer staples taking the biggest hit, FactSet data show. The S&P 500 booked its largest daily decline since June 2020, according to Dow Jones Market Data.

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