The S&P 500 was down 0.2% in midday trading to 1,914.77.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 0.3% to 16,632.62.
The NASDAQ was up 0.3% to 4,499.73.
The yield on a 10-year Treasury bond was down 0.1% to 1.76%.
The price of gold was up 0.5% to $1,233.
Santa Ana-based Universal Electronics Inc. was up 3.3% to $54.19 and a $785 million market cap after the universal remote control maker reported earnings and guided revenue above analyst expectations.
Huntington Beach-based BJ’s Restaurants Inc. was up 3.5% to $45.04 and a $1.1 billion market cap on a positive quarterly and annual report. The casual dining chain said it earned $45 million in 2015.