The tech sector - XLK - is trading just higher today, ahead of narrow losses in the broader market. Semiconductors are showing relative strength as well with the SOX trading 0.3% higher. Within the chip index, AMAT (+1.3%) is a notable standout. Among other major indices, the SPY is trading 0.2% lower today, while the QQQ is up 0.2% and the NASDAQ is trading 0.1% higher on the session. Among tech bellwethers, FB (+1.6%) is showing notable strength, while ORCL (-1.1%) is under pressure.