US STOCKS-Apple, Broadcom hold back Wall Street gains

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Losses for U.S. technology majors Apple and Broadcom overturned early gains on Wall Street on Friday, as traders balanced the latest indicators on an uncertain global growth outlook with perceived progress in reducing Sino-U.S. trade tensions. Broadcom Inc, among the world’s biggest chipmakers, weighed on the tech-heavy Nasdaq after it said in results late on Thursday that demand for microchips had bottomed out and that a recovery was not yet on the cards.