Fed moves lead to broad tech sector gains; Apple up nearly 3%

“Almost every major technology stock rose in early trading Wednesday as the sector benefited from a broad market advance spurred on by new plans by the U.S. Federal Reserve and other central banks to shore up confidence in the financial sector,” Rex Crum reports for MarketWatch.

“The Fed said that it, and the other banks, would inject cash into the markets by auctioning off short-term funds. The first such auction is set for Dec. 17. See full story on the central banks’ actions,” Crum reports.

“With the central banks’ actions leading the way, the tech sector flexed its muscles in early trading,” Crum reports.

The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite Index rose ($COMPQ: $2,702.73, +$50.38, +1.9%) with Apple Inc. up (AAPL: $193.76, +$5.22, +2.8%).

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  1. The macro conditions affect ALL COMPANIES

    Therefore when Apple OUT PERFORMS everyone else its stock is still in a position of relative strength.

    In fact the less money people have, the MORE DISCERNING they are to NOT buy Dell/HP and get a Mac!

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