Apple Suffers Worst Day of Losses in Almost Four Years


A volatile trading session ended with U.S. stocks mostly higher on Wednesday (December 5), even as Apple, the most valuable company in the United States, suffered its worst day of losses in almost four years. In a strange occurrence, Apple accounted for the entirety of the Nasdaq 100's fall of 1.1 percent, while the Dow industrials - which do not include Apple as a component - enjoyed the best day since Nov. 23. With the drop, Apple shed nearly $35 billion (USD) in market capitalization, its b