Investor Midday: Nasdaq flirts with 2,000

Summary:Tumbling networking equipment stocks and a mixed batch of earnings had the Nasdaq struggling to stay above the 2,000 mark at midday. The tech-heavy index edged up 7.

Tumbling networking equipment stocks and a mixed batch of earnings had the Nasdaq struggling to stay above the 2,000 mark at midday. The tech-heavy index edged up 7.41 points to 2,024.02.

Meanwhile, the Dow Jones industrial average gained 34.75 points to 10,489.09, and the Inter@ctive Week @Net Index was unchanged at 186.79. Full story. --Tiffany Kary, ZD Inter@ctive Investor

Topics: Networking

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