The S&P 500 was flat at 4,362.24 during midday trading.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.1% to 34,531.56.

The Nasdaq climbed 0.1% to 14,504.44.

The yield on a 10-year Treasury bond slid 0.6%. to 1.6050%.

The price of gold increased 0.3% to $1,761.50.

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The price for a barrel of oil climbed 0.2% to $80.71.


Irvine-based Inari Medical Inc. (Nasdaq: NARI), a blood clot removal device maker, rose 3.5% to $81.82 per share for a market cap of $4.1 billion. Shares of Inari have been assigned an average recommendation of "Buy" from the six brokerages that are covering the firm, Marketbeat Ratings reported late last week.  


MeridianLink Inc. (NYSE: MLNK), a Costa Mesa-based maker of software for the financial industry, fell 3.3% to $20.80 for a market cap of $1.7 billion. The shares have fallen 15% since the company started publicly trading in late July.