The S&P 500 was down 0.6% to 2,769.31.

The Dow Jones was 0.5% lower to 25,452.71.

The Nasdaq rose 0.3% to 7,445.48

The yield on a 10-year Treasury bond fell 2% to 3.16%.

The price of gold shot up 2.8% to $1,226.

Technology

Irvine-based Alteryx Inc. (NYSE: AYX) was down 5% to $46.60 and a $2.8 billion market cap. Shares of the software maker have more than doubled from a year ago.

Finance

First American Financial Corp. (NYSE: FAF) dipped 7.8% to $47 and a $5.2 billion market cap. Shares of the Santa Ana-based title insurance company are down 24% from a 52-week high in January.