Stocks close lower after wobbly day

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NEW YORK (AP) Stocks ended a wobbly day lower Wednesday, but with far less volatility than the market has seen over the previous three days.

Technology companies posted some of the biggest losses Wednesday.

Apple gave up 2.1 percent and Facebook lost 2.8 percent.

Energy companies also fell. Exxon Mobil gave back 1.8 percent and Devon Energy fell 4.2 percent.

Crude oil prices slumped 2.5 percent after the government reported that oil production jumped last week.

Wynn Resorts jumped 8.6 percent after Steve Wynn said he would resign as CEO following allegations of sexual misconduct.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 13 points, or 0.5 percent, to 2,681.

The Dow Jones industrial average fell 19 points, or 0.1 percent, to 24,893.

The Nasdaq fell 63 points, or 0.9 percent, to 7,051.