Stocks pause after steadily gaining all morning (Dow +0.8%, S&P 500 +0.5%, Nasdaq +1%) paced...

|By:, SA News Editor

Stocks pause after steadily gaining all morning (Dow +0.8%, S&P 500 +0.5%, Nasdaq +1%) paced by basic materials and technology - which has benefited from a 12% rise in Nvidia (NVDA) after its weekend press. The bigger tech names see heavy dollar volume as well: AAPL +2.4%, INTC +1.6%, MSFT +1.7%.