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Feds widen probe into Facebook data sharing with Cambridge Analytica, says report

Facebook Inc. FB, +1.56% stock fell more than 1% in the extended consultation Monday after a document emerged of an expanding investigation into Facebook's position in the Cambridge Analytica data-sharing scandal. Facebook stock closed up 1.6% to $197.36 amid a broad rally in the tech sector. Citing anonymous sources, the Washington Post wrote that no less than 3 federal businesses, together with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Federal Bureau of Investigation and Federal Trade Commission are involved in the widening probe. Facebook stock is up 12% this yr as the S&P 500 index SPX, +zero.31% has gained 2%.