Dow Falls 14; Cisco Boosts Tech
Low-volume day 'slowest of the year,' Miller Tabak strategist says
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 8, 2010 3:22 PM CST
The semi-circular trading desk, lower left, of Cuttone & Co., begins its first day of operation, Monday, March 8, 2010 at the New York Stock Exchange.   (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

(Newser) – Cisco Systems led the tech sector ahead of a major announcement tomorrow, but the rest of the markets dragged today as investors tried to gauge the state of the global economy, the Wall Street Journal reports.

  • The Dow lost 13.68 points to close at 10,552.52.
  • The Nasdaq gained 5.86, settling at 2,332.21.
  • The S&P 500 dipped .19 to end the session at 1,138.50.