Stocks were mixed in early trading, with tech shares trending higher and blue-chips modestly under break-even.
Nasdaq Composite Index
was the upside leader among top indices, lately up 12 to 2515.
were helping the Comp amid a run-up in Internet stocks --
TheStreet.com Internet Sector
index was up 5 to 619.
Dow Jones Industrial Average
was down 30 to 11,002 and the
was down 5 to 1340. The small-cap
was faring better, up 1 to 437.
The bellwether 30-year Treasury bond was off 1/32 to 92 1/32, its yield edging up to 5.82%.
Most Up at Open -- NYSE
America Online (AOL) , up 3 9/16 to 121 3/4
Most Up at Open -- Nasdaq
Lycos (LCOS) , up 10 1/8 to 99 5/8
: The stock was up on reports that
plans to abandon its bid for Lycos, which had been unpopular with Lycos shareholders.
Most Down at Open -- NYSE
Most Down at Open -- Nasdaq
Media Metrix (MMXI) , down 2 15/16 to 42 5/8