The S&P; 500 was up 0.6% at 4,437.52.
The Dow 30 rose 0.1% to 34,516.72.
The Nasdaq climbed 1.3% to 13,793.38.
Gold slid 0.8% to $1,928 an ounce.
Crude oil rose 1.26% to $104.28 a barrel.
The yield on the 10-year bond fell 1.7% to 2.155%.
Mullen Automotive Inc. (Nasdaq: MULN) surged 21% to $2.95 per share and a $110 million market cap. Shares in the Brea-based electric vehicle maker are still skyrocketing after Yahoo Finance Live identified it as an “EV stock standout” among dropping EV stocks yesterday.
Lake Forest-based STAAR Surgical Co. (Nasdaq: STAA) jumped 8.3% to $75.48 and a $3.6 billion market cap. Analysts at BTIG today upgraded shares of the implantable lens maker from neutral to buy with a target price of $98.
Oncocyte Corp. (Nasdaq: OCX) jumped 14% to $1.53 per share and a $161 million market cap. Shares in the Irvine-based cancer test maker are still off 76% from their 52-week high.