The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

September 12, 2013

Stocks up; iPhone hurts Apple

associated press
The Clinton Herald

---- — Investors decided the risk of a conflict with Syria is shrinking and sent stock prices higher.

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 135.54 points, or 0.9 percent, to 15,326.60 on Wednesday. A big decline in Apple and other technology companies held back the Standard & Poor’s 500 index and the Nasdaq composite. The S&P 500 managed a small gain, its seventh in a row.