Stock indexes were little changed in early trading Wednesday as mostly positive earnings in the technology sector were outweighed by disappointing news out of aircraft giant Boeing.
KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average fell 30 points, or 0.2 percent, to 17,078 as of 10:07 a.m. Eastern. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose less than a point to 1,983 and the Nasdaq composite rose six points, or 0.1 percent, to 4,462.
BIG TECH: Apple reported higher quarterly profits after the market closed Tuesday, topping analysts’ estimates. Sales of iPads slipped, but iPhone shipments increased 13 percent over a year earlier. Apple rose 83 cents, or 1 percent, to $95.56.