was down 48% as
trading opened, pulling other tech stocks down in the wake of its earnings warning. Four analysts downgraded Apple and other computer issues, although
countered that investors should not consider Apple's woes a sign that PC demand is weak. Falling anyway were
, off 9%, and
, down 5%.
, however, both edged higher. Slumping also were
, down 3.1%, and
, down 2.9%.