An unexpected uptick in the nation's unemployment rate to 6.2% sent the markets lower during the midday with the Dow tumbling 96 points to 16,466. Nasdaq dropped 37 points to 4332.
On the upside
Shares of Mobileye (NYSE: MBLY) surged in its market debut.
CBD Energy (Nasdaq: CBDE) won a $112 million contract to construct a 64MW solar park in Thailand.
Spirit AeroSystems Holdings (NYSE: SPR) swung to a greater than expected profit for the second quarter as revenue climbed prompting the company to lift its full year outlook.
On the downside
Vocera Communications (NYSE: VCRA) widened second quarter losses as revenue fell and cut its full year revenue outlook.
Pixelworks (Nasdaq: PXLW) narrowed losses for the second quarter but the results missed expectations.
Immersion (Nasdaq: IMMR) disappointed with lower second quarter earnings that fell short of expectations and forecast full year revenue below analyst estimates.
In the broad market, advancing issues outpaced decliners by a margin of more than 3 to 1 on the NYSE and by nearly 3 to 1 on Nasdaq. The broader S&P 500 fell 11 points to 1919. Bitcoin gained $17 to $597.