The S&P 500 increased 0.1% to 4,187.33 in Thursday midday trading.

The Nasdaq fell 0.4% to 13,993.52 while the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.1% to 33,850.93.

Crude oil ticked 1% higher to $64.50 a barrel.

Gold decreased 0.4% to $1,767.20.

The yield on a 10-year Treasury rose 2% to 1.65%.

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CLEAN TECH

Newport Beach-based Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (Nasdaq: CLNE) fell 4.1% to $11.26 and a $2.2 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.


RESTAURANTS

Huntington Beach-based BJ’s Restaurants Inc. (Nasdaq: BJRI) rose 4% to $60.78 and a $1.4 billion market cap. Shares have tripled since a year ago. 

The S&P 600 Restaurants Index rose 3.2% to 2,552.13.