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Two out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading up 6 points (0.0%) at 17,798 as of Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,309 issues advancing vs. 1,608 declining with 176 unchanged.

The Technology sector currently sits down 0.1% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.2%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include

Brocade Communications Systems

(

BRCD

), down 8.3%,

Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri AS

(

TKC

), down 6.1%,

Sabre Corporation

(

TheStreet Recommends

SABR

), down 4.6%,

Intuit

(

INTU

), down 2.4% and

BCE

(

BCE

), down 1.9%. Top gainers within the sector include

NXP Semiconductors

(

NXPI

), up 6.7%,

Freescale Semiconductor

(

FSL

), up 6.1%,

Analog Devices

(

ADI

), up 4.5%,

Avago Technologies

(

AVGO

), up 2.2% and

Broadcom

(

BRCM

), up 1.4%.

TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the sector lower today:

3.

Yahoo

(

YHOO

) is one of the companies pushing the Technology sector lower today. As of noon trading, Yahoo is down $0.63 (-1.9%) to $32.73 on light volume. Thus far, 3.6 million shares of Yahoo exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 17.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $32.61-$33.19 after having opened the day at $33.09 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $33.36.

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Yahoo! Inc. provides search and display advertising services on Yahoo properties and affiliate sites worldwide. Yahoo has a market cap of $31.3 billion and is part of the internet industry. Shares are down 34.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 20 analysts that rate Yahoo a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Yahoo

as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full

Yahoo Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

Baidu

(

BIDU

) is down $3.77 (-1.8%) to $203.69 on light volume. Thus far, 1.3 million shares of Baidu exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $202.81-$207.50 after having opened the day at $206.75 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $207.46.

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Baidu, Inc. provides Internet search services in China and internationally. Baidu has a market cap of $71.4 billion and is part of the internet industry. Shares are down 9.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Baidu a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Baidu

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full

Baidu Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

Alphabet

(

GOOG

) is down $6.63 (-0.9%) to $749.35 on average volume. Thus far, 1.1 million shares of Alphabet exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $737.63-$752.74 after having opened the day at $752.00 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $755.98.

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Alphabet Inc., through its subsidiaries, builds technology products and provides services to organize the information. Alphabet has a market cap of $261.4 billion and is part of the internet industry. Shares are up 43.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Alphabet a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Alphabet

as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's return on equity has been disappointing. Get the full

Alphabet Ratings Report

now.

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If you are interested in one of these 3 stocks, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the technology sector could consider

Technology Select Sector SPDR

(

XLK

) while those bearish on the technology sector could consider

ProShares Ultra Short Technology

(

REW

).