Orange County Business Journal

Midday Stock Roundup

Kari Hamanaka Thursday, September 6, 2012

The Nasdaq rose 2.07% to 3,133 in midday trading Thursday, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 1.82% to 13,285.

The S&P 500 was up 1.98% to 1,431.

The yield on a 10-year treasury bond was up 4.71% to 1.67%.

The price of gold rose 0.59% to $1,704.

Shares of Newport Beach-based specialty chemical maker American Vanguard Corp. rose about 7% to $32 for a recent market value of $880 million. Competitor Aceto Corp. of New York was also up about 2% to $9 for a recent market value of $246 million.