The S&P 500 rose 0.3% to 3,161.39 in midday trading Friday.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.6% to 25,867.91, while the Nasdaq was down 0.1% to 10,541.48.
Crude oil rose 1.3% to $40.13.
Gold fell 0.1% to $1,802.
The yield on a 10-year Treasury bond was up 1.9% to 0.62%.
Newport Beach-based Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (Nasdaq: CLNE) shares fell back 9% to $2.73 after a run up in the company’s stock that began with Tuesday’s announcement of a partnership with Chevron. The energy company will be supplying renewable natural gas at Clean Energy fueling stations used by drivers at the Los Angeles and Long Beach ports. Clean Energy had a recent market cap of $541.5 million.
OC restaurant stocks were generally mixed on Friday, with the biggest mover El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: LOCO). The grilled chicken chain’s stock was down 2.7% to $14.23 for a market cap of $499.5 million.
Newport Beach-based Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (NYSSE: CMG) fell 1% to $1,105.52 for a market cap of $30.8 billion.
Meanwhile, Del Taco Restaurants Inc. (Nasdaq: TACO) of Lake Forest rose 2.5% to $6.24 for a market cap of $231 million. Huntington Beach-based BJ’s Restaurants Inc. was up 1.6% to $17.28 for a market cap of $384.67 million.