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  • The NASDAQ ended sharply lower on Wednesday after investors sold high-flying technology shares and pivoted to sectors that stand to benefit from an economic recovery.

  • The Dow and S&P 500 also fell, with Microsoft, Apple and Amazon weighing on the S&P.

  • Meanwhile, government bond yields ticked higher, reflecting investors' optimism about the economy, but hurting growth stocks, which have relied on easy money borrowing to fuel their rise.

  • JJ Kinahan, chief market strategist at TD Ameritrade, says investors are weighing the impact of higher bond yields and what they mean for stocks.

  • "I think where it's really heading is people trying to figure out what to do right now.

  • What I mean by that is you saw this sharp increase in bond yields over the last few weeks, and at the same time what's been tough for people to figure out.

  • If there have been many days where bond yields are higher and so is stocks or bond yields are lower and so is stocks.

  • That's not a normal relationship.

  • So, what that tells me is that right now you're seeing a little bit of an adjustment of assets, if you will." Travel stocks, including American Airlines and Carnival Cruises, jumped more than 3%.

  • Meanwhile, Lift bucked the tech trend, rising more than 8% after the ride-sharing company reported strong February ride figures and said it's seeing ride-sharing recover sooner than expected.

  • Its optimism also helped lift shares of its rival, Uber.

The NASDAQ ended sharply lower on Wednesday after investors sold high-flying technology shares and pivoted to sectors that stand to benefit from an economic recovery.

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