S&P 500 declined 0.1% to 4,397.23 in midday trading.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 0.4% to 34,937.03.
The Nasdaq climbed 0.7% to 14,721.28.
The yield on a 10-year Treasury bond increased 1.8% to 1.256%.
The price of gold was flat at $1,801.50 an ounce.
The price for a barrel of oil was up 1.1% to $72.42.
BJ’s Restaurants Inc. (Nasdaq: BJRI) dropped 8.3% to $41.69 and a $959 million market cap. The Huntington Beach franchise owner is scheduled to release second-quarter earnings tomorrow after the close. The shares are still up more than twice the price from a year ago.
MEDICAL DEVICE MAKERS
Inari Medical Inc. (Nasdaq: NARI) climbed 4.6% to $89.67 and a $4.5 billion market cap. The website Motley Fool said the Irvine-based maker of blood clot removal devices is “an unusual bargain” because of its 90% gross margins and its 100% sales growth.