Markets were mixed today as positive economic indicators and surging tech stocks battled with a Fed announcement that interest rates would be held near zero, the Wall Street Journal reports. The Dow lost early momentum, but the Nasdaq flourished. “We’ve basically come through a panic phase,” an analyst said of tech buying. The Dow was off 23.05 to 8,299.86. The S&P rose 5.84 to 900.94. And the Nasdaq gained 27.42 to 1,792.34.