HUFFINGTON POST
03/28/2008 02:43 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Stocks Fall Sharply Over Inflation Fears...

Stocks fell sharply on Friday, extending a two-day slide as a jump in import prices fanned inflation fears and weaker crude oil prices hurt energy stocks such as Exxon Mobil Corp.

Investors pushed almost every major stock market index down more than 1 percent as lower-than-expected earnings from travel Web site Expedia Inc. capped a week of disappointing profits and outlooks from technology companies.

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