Stocks have retreated just after reaching intraday highs, as tech issues have emerged to provide...

|By:, SA News Editor

Stocks have retreated just after reaching intraday highs, as tech issues have emerged to provide a lift (AAPL +4.1%; MSFT +1.7%; EMC +4.5%). At midday: the Dow +0.7% to 10,265; S&P 500 +0.4% to 1,101; Nasdaq +0.6% to 2,223. Crude -0.5%. Natural gas -4.1%. Gold -0.2%. Silver -1.8%. Platinum -2%.