The S&P 500 rose 0.13% to 1,390 in midday trading Wednesday.
The Nasdaq was up 0.20% to 2,922, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.32% to 12,830.
The yield on a 10-year treasury bond was up 1.75% to 1.69%.
The price of gold rose 0.15% to $1,726 per ounce.
Shares of Irvine-based action sports retailer Tilly’s Inc. were off about 17% to $13, a day after the company lowered its guidance for the full-year ending in January. Tilly’s had a recent market value of $358 million.