Stocks have stayed flat to lower in the afternoon, and tech is the only sector that's really up, though decliners outnumber advancers there two to one. With an hour to go, the Dow up a fraction of a point to 10,408; S&P 500 -0.2% to 1,107; Nasdaq up a fraction of a point to 2,199. Crude +0.3%. Natural gas -1.6%. Gold +0.1%.