Tech stocks weigh on Wall Street, energy stocks help cut losses

By Shreyashi Sanyal(Reuters) - The benchmark S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average were flat on Wednesday, as gains in energy companies helped offset a slide in technology stocks, which weighed on the Nasdaq.Shares of Apple, Twitter, Alphabet and fell between 0.8 and 2.8 percent after executives at these companies, among others, were asked to testify about consumer data privacy before a U.

S. Senate panel on Sept. 26.Apple weighed the most on the three major indexes. The stock was trading higher premarket ahead of an event.

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