Wall St slides as megacap growth stocks drag on rate jitters

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By Amruta Khandekar (Reuters) – Wall Street’s main indexes fell on Friday, extending declines to the fourth session on a drag from megacap growth stocks, as evidence of a resilient U.S. economy fanned fears of interest rates staying higher for longer. The three main U.S. stock indexes are on track for sharp weekly losses as a spate of strong economic data, including a fall in weekly jobless claims, caused investors to dial back expectations of rate cuts and drove up government bond yields. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note hit a ten-month high of 4.328% in the previous session and came wi…

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