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Indexes fell in midday trading amid worries about the COVID-19 vaccine distribution. The S&P 500 Index dropped 1.4% to 3,794.33 while the Dow Jones Industrial Average was off 1.1% to 30,613.24 and the Nasdaq lost 1.1% to 13,476.83.

The yield on a 10-Year Treasury bond was down 3% to just over 1%.

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Crude oil increased 0.8% to $53.04 a barrel.

Gold ticked 0.5% lower to $1,842 an ounce.

MEDTECH

Inari Medical Inc. (Nasdaq: NARI) dropped 7.9% to $100.21 and a $5.1 billion market cap. Shares of the maker of devices to remove blood clots are still up five-fold since its initial public offering at $19 a share in May.

AEROSPACE

Ducommun Inc. (NYSE: DCO) fell 5.4% to $51.09 and a $588 million market cap. The Santa Ana-based aerospace and defense manufacturer today announced the appointment of Christopher D. Wampler as chief financial officer; he was previously serving as interim CFO. Also today, Boeing Co. reported its biggest ever annual loss.