Stocks mixed as earnings reports roll in

Dow Jones industrial average falls 30 points
Stocks mixed as earnings reports roll in

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by Associated Press | July 23, 2014

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.

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