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The S&P 500 was up 0.5% in midday trading to 2,870.52, an all-time high.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 0.5% to 25,860.63.
The Nasdaq jumped 0.9% to 7,887.72.
The yield on a 10-year Treasury bond increased 0.9% to 2.85%.
The price of gold climbed 0.3% to $1,198
Irvine-based Cryoport Inc. (Nasdaq: CYRX) rose 5.1% to $13.53 and a $387 million market cap on light trading. Shares of the life sciences shipping and packaging firm have doubled since April.
American Vanguard Corp. (NYSE: AVD) increased 4.5% to $19.87 and a $602 million market cap. Share volume of the Newport Beach maker of agricultural chemical products was about a third of the daily average of the past three months.