The S&P 500 increased 0.3% to 2,728.72.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 0.2% to 24,926.99.

The Nasdaq jumped 0.6% to 7,373.11.

The yield on a 10-year Treasury bond was flat at 2.88%.

The price of gold rose 1.1% to $1,335.


Irvine’s Masimo Corp. (Nasdaq: MASI) climbed 4.1% to $87.02 and a $4.5 billion market cap. The company today announced the release of Replica, an application that allows clinicians to use smartphones or tablets to monitor data on multiple patients.


Irvine-based The Habit Restaurants Inc. (Nasdaq: HABT) increased 6.7% to $10.40 and a $271 million market cap. Shares have jumped 20% since Feb. 28 when it reported fourth-quarter earnings in line with analysts’ estimates.