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MARKETS: Tech stocks lead markets higher to kick off August

Yahoo Finance's Alexis Christoforous and Jared Blikre break down the latest market action as trading in August kicks off.

Here's the performance of the Nasdaq 100 component stocks as of 10:30 am ET:

AAPL Apple Inc 4.96%

JD JD.com Inc 2.48%

VRSK Verisk Analytics Inc 2.39%

WDAY Workday Inc 2.06%

MELI Mercadolibre Inc 2.10%

NFLX Netflix Inc 1.76%

CTRP Ctrip.com Intl Ltd 1.87%

SHPG Shire plc ADS 1.55%

KLAC KLA-Tencor Corp 1.35%

ISRG Intuitive Surgical 1.48%

MU Micron Tech 1.37%

ATVI Activision Blizzard Inc 1.36%

NVDA Nvidia Corp 1.34%

TTWO Take-Two Interactive Software 1.35%

VRTX Vertex Pharmaceuticals 1.37%

SWKS Skyworks Solutions 1.35%

REGN Regeneron Pharmaceuticals 1.28%

BIIB Biogen Inc 1.08%

GOOGL Alphabet Inc Cl A 1.12%

PYPL PayPal Hldgs Inc 1.10%

SYMC(E) Symantec Corp 1.09%

FB Facebook Inc 1.09%

AMZN Amazon.com Inc 1.00%

STX Seagate Tech 1.01%

MCHP Microchip Tech 0.96%

MAR Marriott Int'l Cl A 0.95%

EA Electronic Arts, Inc. 0.94%

SNPS Synopsys Inc 0.91%

QCOM Qualcomm Inc 0.87%

NTES Netease Inc Ads 0.83%

TSLA Tesla Inc 0.71%

ADBE Adobe Systems 0.73%

BKNG Booking Hldgs Inc 0.72%

GOOG Alphabet Inc Cl C Cap Stock 0.84%

MYL Mylan NV 0.67%

CDNS Cadence Design Systems 0.61%

MXIM Maxim Integrated Prod 0.65%

ASML ASML Hldg N.V. New York 0.59%

INTC Intel Corp 0.54%

ADSK Autodesk, Inc 0.62%

ADI Analog Devices 0.59%

CTAS Cintas Corp 0.57%

TXN Texas Instruments 0.50%

INTU Intuit Inc 0.51%

AMAT Applied Materials 0.45%

CTSH Cognizant Tech Solutions'A' 0.52%

QRTEA Qurate Retail Inc 0.42%

EXPE(F) Expedia Grp Inc 0.47%

CTXS Citrix Systems Inc 0.39%

CELG Celgene Corp 0.36%

BMRN Biomarin Pharmaceutical 0.40%

AVGO Broadcom Inc 0.33%

FOX(F) Twenty-First Century Fox Inc B 0.23%

XLNX Xilinx Inc 0.18%

ALXN Alexion Pharmaceuticals 0.14%

FOXA(F) Twenty-First Century Fox Inc A 0.13%

CSX CSX Corp 0.10%

MSFT Microsoft Corp 0.13%

GILD Gilead Sciences -0.03%

LBTYA Liberty Global plc Cl A 0.11%

ALGN Align Tech -0.03%

AMGN Amgen Inc -0.08%

TMUS T-Mobile US Inc -0.10%

LBTYK Liberty Global plc Cl C -0.18%

JBHT Hunt(J.B.)Transport -0.17%

CERN Cerner Corp -0.21%

WDC Western Digital -0.23%

ROST Ross Stores -0.19%

LRCX Lam Research -0.21%

ESRX Express Scripts Hldg Co -0.30%

CA CA Inc -0.28%

EBAY eBay Inc -0.27%

ILMN Illumina Inc -0.32%

ULTA Ulta Beauty Inc -0.30%

CMCSA Comcast Cl A -0.43%

COST Costco Wholesale Corp -0.49%

HSIC Henry Schein Inc -0.64%

WBA Walgreen Boots Alliance Inc -0.56%

CHTR Charter Communications Inc -0.64%

VOD Vodafone Grp Plc ADS -0.53%

PAYX Paychex Inc -0.71%

ORLY O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. -0.79%

AAL American Airlines Grp inc -0.73%

CSCO Cisco Systems -0.76%

SIRI Sirius XM Hldgs Inc -0.78%

PCAR PACCAR Inc -0.84%

DLTR Dollar Tree Inc -0.79%

MDLZ Mondelez Int'l Inc Cl A -0.85%

FAST Fastenal Co -0.92%

HAS Hasbro Inc -1.01%

KHC The Kraft Heinz Company -1.00%

CHKP(HB) Check Point Software Tech -1.14%

SBUX Starbucks Corp -1.13%

FISV Fiserv Inc -1.55%

INCY Incyte Corp -1.64%

XRAY Dentsply Sirona Inc -2.00%

ADP Automatic Data Proc -2.26%

DISH DISH Network Corp Cl A -2.03%

MNST Monster Beverage Corporation -2.32%

WYNN Wynn Resorts Ltd -2.36%

HOLX Hologic Inc -2.56%

IDXX Idexx Laboratories -4.35%

BIDU Baidu Inc -5.71%