The S&P 500 was up 0.1% in midday trading to 2,400.16.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.2% to 20.981.83.

The NASDAQ was up 0.2% to 6,147.76.

The yield on a 10-year Treasury bond was flat at 2.29%.

The price of gold was down 0.2% to $1,257.

RETAIL

Tilly’s Inc. in Irvine was up about 14% to $9.80 and a $279 million market cap. The youth fashion retailer cut its losses on a diluted per share basis by 90% in its most recent quarter.

REAL ESTATE

Foundation Building Materials Inc. in Tustin was down about 3% to $13.85 and a $592 million market cap. The company makes construction products that include wallboard, metal framing and ceiling systems.