The S&P 500 was down 0.1% in midday trading to 2,443.08.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.1% to 21,837.74.

The NASDAQ was up 0.2% to 6,295.39.

The yield on a 10-year Treasury bond was down 1.7% to 2.12%.

The price of gold was up 0.4% to $1,321.

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Boot Barn Holdings Inc. (NYSE: BOOT) in Irvine declined 5.8% to $7.85 and a $209 million market cap. The shares are still up 26% in the past month.

TECHNOLOGY

Veritone Inc. (NASDAQ: VERI) in Irvine increased 5.3% to $13.89 and a $209 million market cap on below-average volume. Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM), a San Jose-based company with a $173 million market cap, today announced it was shipping an artificial intelligence platform product from Veritone. Shares are up 76% in the last six+ trading days.