Stocks Mixed; Dow Off 34
Tech a bright spot amid gloom over slow recovery
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 26, 2009 3:22 PM CDT
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(Newser) – Stocks ended mixed today as worries over the continued effects of the recession trumped data showing improved consumer sentiment and personal income, the Wall Street Journal reports. Tech stocks did the best, making the Nasdaq the only index to finish in the green. The Dow fell 34.01 points to settle at 8,438.39, the Nasdaq gained 8.68 to close at 1,838.22, and the S&P 500 lost 1.36, closing at 918.90.