The S&P 500 is flat in midday trading at 2,896.60.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.1% to 26,071.

The Nasdaq was up 0.1% to 8,026.62.

The yield on a 10-year Treasury bond increased 0.8% to 2.87%.

The price of gold was 0.1% lower to $1,214.

TECHNOLOGY

Lantronix Inc. (Nasdaq: LTRX) in Irvine fell 14% to $5.40 and a $102 million market cap. Shares had climbed over 51% since Aug. 22 when the company reported a positive fiscal fourth quarter earnings report.

Universal Electronics Inc. (Nasdaq: UEIC) in Santa Ana was up more than 2.1% to $44.55 and a $616 million market cap. Trading volume for the audiovisual remote control products maker is about a sixth of its daily average.

RETAIL

Kush Bottles Inc. (OTC: KSHB) fell 4.4% to $4.77 and a $354 million market cap. The Santa Ana-based supplier of cannabis paraphernalia today announced it opened a warehouse in Worcester, Mass. to serve as its East Coast hub and support businesses in the region entering the booming industry.