The S&P 500 was down 0.9% in midday trading to 2,083.64.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 0.8% to 17,805.62.
The NASDAQ was down 1.2% to 4,806.56.
The yield on a 10-year Treasury bond was down 5.9% to 1.37%.
The price of gold was up 1% to $1,357.
Irvine-based Edwards Lifesciences Corp. was up 1% to $99.49 per share and a $21 billion market cap on moderate volume. The company develops technology to treat heart disease and critically ill patients. The company’s shares are up 26% year to date.
Anaheim-based Willdan Group Inc. was down 2.8% to $10.24 per share and an $85 million market cap on high volume. The company provides professional, technical and consulting services to government agencies, utility companies and commercial and industrial firms. The company’s shares are up 27% year to date even with today’s dip.
Irvine-based Netlist Inc. was up 1.7% to $1.21 per share and a market cap of $62 million on trading volume that is nearly twice its daily average. The semiconductor maker was added to the Russell Microcap Index on June 27 and its shares are up 35% year to date.