Retail, tech stocks lead slide on Wall Street; Dow falls nearly 500 points

The S&P 500 hit a three-week low on Tuesday, as weak earnings from retailers including Target and Kohl's as well as a fall in energy shares added to worries for Wall Street, which is still reeling from a technology selloff.   Target Corp shares slumped 10.

65 per cent after the retailer's third-quarter profit missed analysts' estimates as investments in its online business, higher wages and price cuts hurt margins.   Department store operator Kohl's Corp shed 9.46 per cent after its full-year profit.....

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