Orange County Business Journal

Midday Stock Roundup

Kari Hamanaka Monday, May 13, 2013

The S&P 500 rose 0.06% to 1,634.67 in afternoon trading Monday.

The Dow Jones industrial average was down 0.20% to 15,088.88, while the Nasdaq was up 0.19% to 3,442.99.

The yield on a 10-year Treasury bond rose 1.11% to 1.92%.

The price of gold was off 0.18% to $1,434 per ounce.

REAL ESTATE

Santa Ana-based title insurance company First American Financial Corp. was down about 3% to $25.86, for a market value of $2.81 billion. Insurance companies were generally down in afternoon trading Monday.

MANUFACTURING

Newport Beach specialty chemicals maker American Vanguard Corp. was down about 3% to $29.95, for a market value of $846.59 million. Chemical companies were trading generally flat to down Monday afternoon.