turned lower at midday -- down 0.7% -- after rising this morning. The semiconductor bellwether took other chipmakers with it. The
was down 0.4% after moving higher earlier.
lost 4.2%, and
was off 0.5%. Other technology groups were mixed, with the
Box Maker Index
up a modest 0.8% and
TheStreet.com Internet Sector
index was down 0.6%.
was down 3.5%.