The S&P 500 was flat at 4,528.76 during midday trading.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell less than 0.1% to 35,391.63.

The Nasdaq increased less than 0.1% to 15,269.31.

The yield on a 10-year Treasury bond jumped 1.3% to 1.302%.

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The price of gold increased 0.1% $1,814.70.

The price for a barrel of oil dropped 0.4% to $68.96.


Shares in TV maker and media company Vizio Holding Corp. (NYSE: VZIO) in Irvine rose 4.7% to $20.43 apiece for a market cap of $3.8 billion. A report from Technavio Research released earlier today projected the television market will grow by $71 billion through 2025.


Alignment Healthcare Inc. (Nasdaq: ALHC), an Orange-based provider of Medicare Advantage insurance plans, fell 3.5% to $17.56 per share for a market cap of $3.3 billion. Morgan Stanley has maintained its Buy rating on the shares with a target price of $25 each, reported earlier today.