Overnight stock strength loses some luster early on, with initial gains shaved by about half....

|By:, SA News Editor

Overnight stock strength loses some luster early on, with initial gains shaved by about half. Dow now +0.45% to 9769. S&P +0.55% to 1063. Nasdaq +0.5% to 2121. Alcoa (AA +3.6%) leads Dow components, followed by Microsoft (MSFT +1.5%), DuPont (DD +1.5%), GE (GE +1.4%) and Home Depot (HD +1.4%). Intel (INTC -0.9%) leads the laggards.