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Microsoft Gives Back Gains



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retreated, losing 1.7% at midday after early gains sparked by favorable comments from

Goldman Sachs

. Other key tech stocks also turned lower modest gains this morning on positive comments on the sector from

Alan Greenspan



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turned lower and took the

Semiconductor Index

with it. Other tech bellwethers trading down included

Cisco Systems

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, off 3.6%, and



, down 2.4%.