Major stock indices rose in midday trading on confidence in the housing market and equity deals in the healthcare market and in Europe.
The S&P 500 was up 0.1% to 2,058.19 in midday trading.
A University of California-Irvine researcher has been awarded $5 million to develop stem cell treatments for Huntington’s disease, the university said.
Doug Cavanaugh has stepped back from day-to-day operations at Irvine-based Ruby Restaurant Group, the retro burger chain he founded 33 years ago.
The S&P 500 was up 0.2% to 2,065.75 in midday trading.
Major stock indices declined in midday trading on a market sell-off in technology stocks.
The S&P 500 was down 0.3% to 2,098.22 in midday trading.
Irvine-based Taco Bell Corp. said it plans to test new store designs as well as food delivery, according to trade journal Nation’s Restaurant News.
The S&P 500 was up 0.1% to 2,109.91 in midday trading.
Jack Peltason died Saturday at 91.