Indices ended trading mixed on Tuesday. The Dow closed in the red zone. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq stepped up. Tech brands including Intel, Apple and Microsoft posted gains. Apple added 2.32% today ahead of its earnings release. After the closing bell, the tech giant reported respectable quarterly details. Earnings of $2.73 per share on revenue of $61.1 billion, exceeded expectations of $2.67 per share on revenue of $60.82 billion.