By Tiernan Ray Apple ( AAPL ) shares ended Monday’s wild session down $2.61, or 2.5%, at $103.15, after briefly going into the green following a plunge of 13% for the day. The Nasdaq Composite Index ended the day down 179.79 points at 4,526.25, a 3.8% decline, about the same as the Dow and slightly less bad than the S&P 500′s 3.9% drop. Even stocks that followed Apple’s lead and turned in brief gains saw their shares sell off again going into the close: Alibaba Group Holdings ( BABA ) lost $2.38, or 3.5%, to close at $65.80; Google ( GOOGL ) ended down $25.92, or 4%, at $618.11; Facebook ( FB ) closed down $3.97, or 4.6%, at $82.09; Intel ( INTC ) was down 27 cents, or 1%, at $26.29; Microsoft ( MSFT ) sold off $1.36, or 3.2%, to close at $41.71; IBM ( IBM ) closed down $5.38, or 3.6%, at $143.47; Netflix ( NFLX ) fell $7.08, or 7%, to close at $96.88.
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