Wall Street falls on trade fears, technology the biggest drag


May 23 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks tumbled on Thursday as investors dumped shares in most sectors with technology financials and energy leading the declines due to fears the escalating U.S.-China trade war would stymie global economic growth.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI fell 286.21 points, or 1.11%, to 25,490.4, the S&P 500 .SPX lost 33.99 points, or 1.19%, to 2,822.28 and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC dropped 122.56 points, or 1.58%, to 7,628.28.

(Reporting By April Joyner Editing by Susan Thomas)

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