Indexes fell in midday trading after jobless claims data disappointed, ending a streak of better-than-expected economic data. 

The S&P 500 fell 0.8% to 3,900.62 in midday trading.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average slumped 0.7% to 31,384.22, while the Nasdaq declined 1.1% to 13,808.63.

Crude oil slid 0.3% to $60.84 a barrel.

Gold climbed 0.2% to $1,777.02.

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The yield on a 10-year Treasury ticked down 1.5% to 1.282%.


Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (Nasdaq: CLNE), OC’s largest public clean tech firm, fell 7.4% to $14.37 for a $2.8 billion market cap. Shares have risen sixfold from around $2.49 since Joe Biden won the presidency.


Anaheim-based Wildan Group Inc. (Nasdaq: WLDN) declined 7.4% to $45.17 and a $546 million market cap. Shares of Wildan, a seller of technical and consulting services, are still up more than double since last March when the coronavirus hit the U.S.