Averages drifting since midday, remain mixed Stocks remain mixed and have traded in a very narrow range since noon. The Dow has been the strongest of the major equity indices and has held its triple digit gain, while the Nasdaq has been in negative territory the whole day due to major weakness in shares of Apple (AAPL). Advancing stocks are ahead of declining stocks by 5:4 while up volume is also ahead of down volume. Crude oil prices are lower by more than 0.4% and gold is down 0.1%. The Dow is up 123 points, the Nasdaq is down 12 points and the S&P is up 6 points.