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The S&P 500 was down 0.3% in midday trading to 2,773.65.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 0.8% to 24,977.81.

The Nasdaq was down 0.2% to 7,745.77.

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The yield on a 10-year Treasury bond dropped 0.9% to 2.92%.

The price of gold was down 2.1% to $1,280.


BJ’s Restaurants Inc. (Nasdaq: BJRI) in Huntington Beach was up 3.6% to $59.15 and a $1.2 billion market cap. It runs a chain of casual dining restaurants and this week opened its 200th location, in Colonie, N.Y.

Habit Restaurants Inc. (Nasdaq: HABT) in Irvine was up 2.9% to $9.73 and a $253 million market cap. It runs fast-casual burger restaurants.


Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (Nasdaq: CLNE) in Newport Beach was up 1.6% to $2.93 and a $448 million market cap. It runs natural gas fueling stations.

Willdan Group Inc. (Nasdaq: WLDN) in Anaheim was up 2.2% to $29 and a $257 million market cap. It’s an engineering and consulting company to public agencies and utilities.