When it comes to stocks, Apple is an influencer and any changes in its stock price will affect US stock indexes. That’s what happened on Monday when the Dow Jones Industrial Average surged and the NASDAQ and S&P fell because of Apple, says a report in Forbes. The NASDAQ and S&P both include Apple, and the company’s five day decline is dragging the two indexes down. Apple’s stock is now sitting at US$580.13, a 4.2 percent decline from its previous high of $610.28.

AAPL declines again, S&P and Nasdaq see an impact originally appeared on TUAW – The Unofficial Apple Weblog on Tue, 17 Apr 2012 08:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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