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12:24 pm: Tech sector hits new all-time high
11:52 am: Markets at midday: Nasdaq turns positive, stocks off lows
Stocks are off their lows of the day around midday Thursday, and the Nasdaq turned positive as big tech Microsoft and Facebook led the gains. The Dow pared losses to trade about 90 points lower, after dropping 205 points at its session low. The S&P 500 is last down 0.1%. —Li
11:22 am: Wall Street goes on the defensive
The ETFs that track the S&P 500 real estate and utilities sectors hit intraday records on Thursday as traders hedged some of their risk exposure amid renewed coronavirus fears. The Real Estate…