The S&P 500 was down 0.1% in midday trading to 2,182.62.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 0.1% at 18,542.43.
The NASDAQ was flat at 5,240.57.
The yield on a 10-year Treasury bond was down 2.%5 to 1.54%.
The price of gold was down 0.2% to $1,343.
Irvine-based Lantronix Inc. was up 24% to $1.60 and a $25 million market cap. The networking equipment firm is scheduled to report results tomorrow. It had traded 1.8 million of its 15.3 million shares by midday compared with its 90-day average of about 15,000 shares daily.
Irvine-based Tilly’s Inc. is up 1.8% to $6.62 and a $189 million market cap. The youth apparel retailer is scheduled to report results Wednesday.