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Stocks mixed as investors eye Fed meeting

Yahoo Finance Live’s Brad Smith breaks down how stocks are moving after the opening bell.

Video transcript

BRIAN SOZZI: Brad, over to you. I'm setting sail to you over to the YFi Interactive.

BRAD SMITH: I appreciate that. All right, well, checking in on some of the major averages here. We've got some choppy waters here out of the gate for the Dow Jones Industrial Average, which has touched both positive and negative territory. As of right now, it's up by about 1/10 of a percent. The NASDAQ Composite, that's still down, not sinking but lower by about 7/10 of a percent. And the S&P 500, that's also lower by about a quarter of a percent right now.

And so taking a look at some of the S&P 500 sectors on the day, we've got 11 of them loaded up for you because there's 11 of them in the S&P 500. Energy bringing up the caboose as of right now or the back of the boat, if you will. It's down by about 1.1%. OK, I'll stop. XLP--


BRAD SMITH: --we're seeing that at this point higher by about half a percent. And then Additionally here, roughly split, as split as you can get for the 11 S&P 500 sectors.

Technology, just taking a quick gander at that. You're seeing that down by about 8/10 of a percent. Year to date thus far, though, it's been a different story. Still holding on to gains by about 9%.

And then just we'll ride out with a look at the NASDAQ. As of right now for some of those mega-cap tech names, you've got a lot of red on the screen there with Microsoft down by about 1.4%. Google about the same on a percentage basis. Apple and Amazon down fractionally here this morning.