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The S&P 500 was down 0.3% in midday trading to 2,792.76.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average dipped 0.2% to 25,455.01.
The Nasdaq fell 0.4% to 7,614.69.
The yield on a 10-year Treasury bond decreased 1.2% to 2.42%.
The price of gold increased 0.7% to $1,322.
The price of oil was flat at $59.03.
Technology companies, like Irvine-based Skyworks Solutions Inc. (Nasdaq: SWKS), led losses on Monday. The chipmaker’s shares declined 2.8% to $80.31 and a $14 billion market cap.
Newport Beach-based Evolus Inc. (Nasdaq: EOLS) fell 7.5% to $22.22 and a $606 million market cap. Shares for the aesthetics medicine company, which received regulatory approval last month to sell a rival to Allergan PLC’s Botox, have dropped 16% in the past week following release of its fourth quarter results and publication of a research paper.
Irvine-based Urovant Sciences Ltd. (Nasdaq: UROV) dropped 7.3% to $10.45 and a $317 million market cap. Shares for the clinical stage biopharma company have fallen 25% since last week when it reported that its drug vibegron failed to clearly outperform a generic.