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Here's what happened to the stock market on Thursday

Traders work at the New York Stock Exchange.

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Dow Jones Industrial Average drops 135 points

Big Tech struggles once again

Microsoft shares fell 1.98% and Apple dipped 1.23%. Amazon closed around the flatline along with Facebook. Netflix was the outperformer among Big Tech stocks, rising 0.79% ahead of its earnings release. Major tech stocks — which have been the stalwarts in the market this year — are mostly down for the week.

Jobless claims disappoint, retail sales surge

What happens next?

Consumer sentiment data along with BlackRock earnings are set for release Friday.

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