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The S&P 500 increased 0.1% to 4,144.91 in midday trading.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 0.6% to 33,868.84 while the Nasdaq fell 0.2% to 13,970.92.

Crude oil rose 4.9% to $63.12 a barrel.

Gold was down 0.7% to $1,736 an ounce.

The yield on a 10-year Treasury increased 1.5% to 1.647%.


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CLEAN TECH

Newport Beach-based Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (Nasdaq: CLNE) climbed 4.3% to $12.14 and a $2.4 billion market cap. Shares of Clean Energy, OC’s largest public clean tech firm, have risen fivefold from around $2.50 since Joe Biden won the presidency.


BIOLOGICAL

Oncocyte Corp. (Nasdaq: OCX) rose 4.8% to $5.20 and a $460 million market cap.  The Irvine-based molecular diagnostics company for cancer today announced that new data will be presented at the 2021 American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting showing that its DetermaIO gene test has “strong performance” in bladder cancer tests.