Shares of some top tools and appliances companies are mixed at 1 p.m.:

General Electric Co. fell $.01 or .1 percent, to $26.34.

Snap-On rose $.10 or .1 percent, to $126.00.

Stanley Works rose $.08 or .1 percent, to $91.62.

Whirlpool Corp. fell $2.08 or 1.4 percent, to $151.62.