A rally in Boeing's shares helped the Dow reverse course in the early afternoon session on Wednesday, while Apple continued to weigh on the Nasdaq and the S&P 500.
Apple said on Monday it sold more than 13 million iPhone 6s and 6s Plus during the first weekend on the market, a new record for its marquee product.
Apple Inc is recalling a limited number iPhone 6 Plus phones due to faulty back cameras that take blurry photos.
The rout in U.S. stocks continued for the fourth straight day on Friday, with all three major indices down more than 1 %, as fears of a China-led global slowdown were heightened after grim data overnight.
Top U.S. hedge funds added shares of Apple Inc in the second quarter, even as shares of the iPhone maker were flat during the period.

Apple may consume up to 746 metric tonnes of gold per year in the production of its new luxury Apple watch, due for release in April.

Leo Melamed speaks during his November European Tour, says technological advances have materially speeded things up and HFT represents one more evolutionary step.
Apple Inc. said customers in China can now use the country’s most popular payment card for transactions on the App Store, as the iPhone maker seeks to woo users in the world’s largest smartphone market.
Trading has witnessed some dramatic changes in a short period of time thanks to new technology that is redefining the trading experience.
Apple plunged 2.9 percent to send technology stocks in the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index to the biggest plunge since April. Biogen Idec Inc. and TripAdvisor Inc. lost at least 3.3 percent as investors sold some of the bull market’s biggest winners.