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Stocks and bonds continued to decline after President Trump yesterday threatened more tariffs on imports from China.

The S&P 500 declined 1.2% in midday trading to 2,919.32.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average was 0.9% lower at 26,338.22.

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The Nasdaq fell 1.7% to 7,973.38.

The yield on a 10-year Treasury bond was down 1.6% to 1.86%.

The price of gold ticked up 1.8% to $1,458.

The price of oil jumped 3.2% to $55.69 a barrel.


El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: LOCO) jumped 11% to $10.85 and a $417 million market cap. The Costa Mesa-based Mexican fast food chain yesterday reported second quarter revenue and adjusted profit that topped analysts’ expectations.


Sunstone Hotel Investors Inc. (NYSE: SHO) was 4.7% higher to $13.45 and a $3.1 billion market cap. The Aliso Viejo-based REIT reported second quarter funds from operations that exceeded expectations.