The Nasdaq was down less than 1% to 3,074 in midday trading Tuesday, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average also was down less than 1%, to 13,267.
The S&P 500 rose less than 1%, to 1,419.
The yield on a 10-year treasury bond was up about 2% to nearly 2%.
The price of gold rose about 1% to $1,638 per ounce.
Irvine-based patient monitor maker Masimo Corp. was up about 5% to $23 to a market capitalization of about $1 billion.
Irvine-based data management software company TigerLogic Corp. was down about 9% to $2 and a market cap of $55 million.