Mid-Day Market Update: LDR Rises On Acquisition News; DryShips Shares Drop

Midway through trading Tuesday, the Dow traded up 0.44 percent to 18,000.01 while the NASDAQ climbed 0.08 percent to 4,972.72. The S&P also rose, gaining 0.39 percent to 2,117.56. Leading and Lagging Sectors Tuesday morning,