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Tim Cook

Apple gains despite big stock market decline

CUPERTINO, Calif. Apple shares rose slightly on Tuesday, and for nearly the entire trading day helped Wall Street rebound from a multiday string of brutal losses, but by the end of a volatile session, the stock market tumbled into the red yet again. On Monday, Apple wasn't able to stave off the stock market rout. Tuesday, even though the Dow Jones Industrial Average suffered yet another triple-digit loss, Apple's stock posted a gain. "Apple has become a huge influence on the entire tech sector, not just the stock market," said Tim Bajarin, principal analyst with Creative Strategies, a tech market analyst. Cupertino-based Apple posted a gain on a day when the closely...