Tech (Apple) leads market gains

|By:, SA News Editor

Techs outperform today with the Technology SPDR ETF (XLK +0.7%) rising to its best level in more than 12 years behind Carl Icahn's disclosure of a stake in Apple and his urging for another boost to the company's share repurchase plan.

The QQQ's are ahead 0.6% vs. a 0.35% gain for the S&P 500.

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