Stocks Little Changed Amid Mostly Positive Earnings Reports

However, the Internet sector is building on Wednesday's losses.
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Market participants digested a host of mostly positive earnings reports as the market's major averages were little changed.


Nasdaq Composite Index

was up 1 to 2509. The

Dow Jones Industrial Average

was up 4 to 10,416. The

S&P 500

was down 2 to 1326. The

Russell 2000

was down fractionally at 417. Internet Sector

index was down 29 to 665. E-Commerce Index

was down 1 to 134.

The 30-year Treasury bond was down 9/32 to 95 31/32, yielding 5.53%.

Most Up at Open -- NYSE

BP Amoco (BPA) , up 3 1/8 to 103 1/4


Most Up at Open -- Nasdaq

AmeriTrade (AMTD) - Get Report, up 10 to 158

: The online broker after the close posted second-quarter earnings of 14 cents a share, double the

First Call

six-analyst consensus and up from a penny loss a year ago.

Most Down at Open -- NYSE

Equant (ENT) - Get Report, down 6 1/16 to 88 1/4


Most Down at Open -- Nasdaq

Inktomi (INKT) , down 8 to 129

: The company is slated to report earnings today.

wrote a preview of the report in a story

this morning.