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The Journal Gazette

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 9:49 am

Stocks open little changed on mixed earnings news

The Associated Press

Stock indexes are little changed in early trading on Wall Street following mixed earnings results from Apple, Ford, Boeing and other major U.S. companies.

The Dow Jones industrial average and the Standard & Poor's 500 index were moving between small gains and losses shortly after the opening bell Wednesday.

As of 9:45 a.m. Eastern the Dow was down seven points at 14,715 and the S&P 500 was up two points at 1,580.

The Nasdaq composite was up four points at 3,273.

Earnings will continue to roll out this week.

Online game maker Zynga reports after the closing bell. For the remainder of the week, earnings are expected from Dow Chemical, Southwest Airlines, UPS, Exxon Mobil and Burger King.