The S&P 500 was up 0.2% to 2,083.12.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.1% to 17,791.54.
The Nasdaq was down 0.1% to 5,018.14.
The yield on a 10-year Treasury bond was up 1.3% to 2.41%.
The price of gold was up 0.3% to 1,176.
Huntington Beach-based Quiksilver Inc. was down 38% to 77 cents and a $131 million market cap on a quarterly loss that also missed analyst expectations. The surf apparel maker and retailer withdrew guidance for fiscal year 2015.
Two other OC-based apparel companies also fell in midday trading. Irvine-based Tilly’s Inc. declined slightly: 1.5% to $9.97 and a $283 million market cap. Anaheim-based Pacific Sunwear of California Inc. fell more sharply, by 6.3% to $1.33 and a $97 million market cap.