NEW YORK, April 18 The Nasdaq turned positive on
Wednesday, helped by strength in large-cap Internet shares
Amazon.com Inc and Yahoo Inc.
Stocks opened lower, weighed by Intel Corp and
International Business Machines Corp, which reported
results late Tuesday. Yahoo topped expectations, sending shares
up 2.8 percent to $15.43.
The Dow Jones industrial average was down 23.50
points, or 0.18 percent, at 13,092.04. The Standard & Poor's 500
Index was off 1.39 points, or 0.10 percent, at 1,389.39.
The Nasdaq Composite Index was up 0.12 points, or 0.00
percent, at 3,042.94.