Stocks flat ahead of election

Last Updated: Mon, Nov 05, 2012 16:45 hrs

Stocks are hovering around break-even as Wall Street counts down to the election.

At midday, the Dow Jones industrial average is down 11 points at 13,082. The Standard & Poor's 500 is off a point at 1,413. And the Nasdaq composite index is up six at 2,988.

Trading is expected to be light ahead of the election Tuesday.

Apple stock is up more than $8 at $585. The company says its new iPad mini is practically sold out.

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