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A woman holds a tablet displaying WhatsApp’s logo in front of the screen with the Facebook logo in this photo illustration taken in Prague Feb. 20, 2014.
A woman holds a tablet displaying WhatsApp’s logo in front of the screen with the Facebook logo in this photo illustration taken in Prague Feb. 20, 2014.
(David W. Cerny/Reuters)

Market woes go far deeper than tech

If you’re looking for something to blame for recent market volatility, you might start with highly priced U.S. tech stocks, consider evidence of a slowing Chinese economy and then investigate where the Donetsk People’s Republic is located.

But the real culprit is likely far more obvious and considerably broader in scope: The stock market simply isn’t looking too attractive right now.