Major U.S. indexes rose Friday on a strong jobs report for November.
The S&P 500 was up 1% to 3,149.9 in midday trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 1.3% to 28,023.1, with the Nasdaq up 1.1% to 8,660.3.
The yield on a 10-year Treasury bond rose 2.4% to 1.8%.
Crude oil was up 1% to $59.02 a barrel.
Meanwhile, the price of gold slumped 1.2% to $1,465.
Shares of Ensign Group Inc. (Nasdaq: ENSG) were up 3.5% to $43.81. The San Juan Capistrano-based healthcare facilities operator, with a market value of $2 billion, this week bought four Dallas, Texas, skilled nursing facilities and, separately, one in Mesa, Arizona.
Irvine developer Five Point Holdings LLC (NYSE: FPH) was down 2.8% to $6.95 amid a general slump among homebuilders Friday. Five Point had a recent market capitalization of $1 billion.