The S&P 500 was up 0.1% in midday trading to 21,475.32

The Dow Jones Industrial Average was flat at 21,475.36.

The NASDAQ was up 0.7% to 6,149.80.

The yield on a 10-year Treasury bond fell 0.01% to 2.33%.

The price of gold rose 0.3% to $1,222.

SERVICES

ShiftPixy Inc. in Irvine was down 10.6% to $8.05 and a $229 million market cap on moderate volume. The firm provides restaurant shift workers on short notice via the beta version of its app. It went public June 30 priced at $6 a share and traded as high as $9.70 over its first few market sessions.

Autobytel Inc. (NASDAQ: ABTL) in Irvine was down 5.3% to $12.24 and a $135 million market cap on moderate volume. The company provides sales leads to automobile dealers.