The S&P 500 was down 0.1% in midday trading to 2,628.65.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.1% to 24,171.98

The Nasdaq was flat at 6,762.90.

The yield on a 10-year Treasury bond dropped 1.5% to 2.32%.

The price of gold rose 0.1% to $1,266.

TECHNOLOGY

Alteryx Inc. (NYSE: AYX) in Irvine was up 8% to $27.71 and a $1.6 billion market cap. The data analytics software maker received positive attention from both Investor’s Business Daily and CNBC’s Jim Cramer in the last 24 hours.

Veritone Inc. (Nasdaq: VERI) in Costa Mesa was down 3.5% to $20.86 and a $334 million market cap. The media and AI technology firm raised $23.6 million in a secondary offering at $23 a share in late November.

HEALTHCARE

Biolase Inc. (Nasdaq: BIOL) in Irvine was down 5.2% to 40 cents and a $31 million market cap. The dental laser maker raised $12 million in working capital in a rights offering at 46 cents a share last week.