The S&P 500 was unchanged in midday trading at 2,746.89.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.1% to 24,792.04.
The Nasdaq increased 0.2% to 7,624.66.
The yield on a 10-year Treasury bond declined 0.9% to 2.91%.
The price of gold climbed 0.4% to $1,303.
Tilly’s Inc. (NYSE: TLYS) increased 6.4% to $15.55 and a $453 million market cap. Shares of the Irvine-based retailer have jumped 31% since May 30, when it reported fiscal first-quarter revenue and profit that topped analysts’ consensus. Also, mall stocks are “breaking higher in an unexpected move,” the Seeking Alpha website reported today.
El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: LOCO) rose 4.7% to $11.10 and a $429 million market cap. CNBC Mad Money host Jim Cramer and a guest technician suggested Costa Mesa-based El Pollo Loco may reach almost $14. Cramer also said he liked the potential of Lake Forest’s Del Taco Restaurants (Nasdaq: TACO), up 3.6% to $12.81, and Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (NYSE: CMB), which is moving to Newport Beach, up 2.6% to $455.27, up 58% YTD. Former Taco Bell CEO Brian Niccol took the helm at Chipotle in March, and drove the move west.