NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks stumbled Wednesday, extending the biggest one-day loss so far this year, as oil neared $98 a barrel and technology titan Hewlett-Packard Co. projected slower growth this year.
The losses continued after a report showing existing home sales rose to 5.36 million in January from 5.22 million in December.
Kate Gibson is a reporter for MarketWatch, based in New York.
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