Stocks were wobbling between small gains and losses Thursday as gains by big technology companies countered weakness in other sectors including industrial companies
The S&P 500 index was up 0.2% as of 2:16 p.m. Eastern. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 49 points, or 0.1%, to 35,436 and the Nasdaq composite was up 0.2%.
Big technology stocks helped counter a dip from chipmakers. Apple rose 1.8% and Adobe rose 1.2%, while Micron Technology fell 7.1% for the biggest decline in the S&P 500. Banks and healthcare stocks also made gains, while industrial firms and a range of consumer-facing companies slipped.
Investors were working through a mixed picture of economic data. The Labor Department…
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