The S&P 500 fell 0.1% to 4,396.31 in midday trading Friday.


The Dow Jones Industrial Average was flat at 34,771.62, while the Nasdaq was down 0.3% to 14,614.39.


Crude oil rose 1.1% to $79.13.


Gold was flat at $1,759.20.

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The yield on a 10-year Treasury increased 2.2% to 1.61%.


EVENTS

San Juan Capistrano-based Emerald Holding Inc. (NYSE: EEX) rose 5.8% to $4.75, continuing its trajectory this week. The business-to-business event organizer’s stock is up 6.3% for the week. The company had a recent market cap of $338.4 million.


RESTAURANTS 

Kura Sushi USA Inc. (Nasdaq: KRUS) was up 5.4% to $46.80 for a market cap of $453.7 million. The Irvine revolving sushi bar concept’s stock has risen 149% since the start of the year.