US STOCKS-Wall St extends tech-led selloff
* Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, Google lower
* U.S. crude prices down more than 2 pct
* Cognizant fall after weak forecast
* Indexes down: Dow 1.47 pct, S&P 1.63 pct, Nasdaq 2.15 pct (Updates to open)
By Abhiram Nandakumar
Feb 8 (Reuters) - Wall Street fell sharply in early trading on Monday, continuing a technology-led selloff from Friday, as fears of a worsening global-economic slowdown and dropping oil prices continued to rattle investors.
The Nasdaq Composite that includes large-cap technology names such as Alphabet, Microsoft and Facebook was off 1.7 percent on Monday.
Microsoft's 3.3 percent decline weighed the most on the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq. Heavyweights Facebook, Amazon , Netflix and Alphabet were down between 2 percent and 4 percent.
"Equities are in a 'go-nowhere-fast' mode, with a downward bias in the near term," said Terry Sandven, chief equity strategist at U.S. Bank Wealth Management in Minneapolis. Continuación...