The S&P 500 was down 0.2% in midday trading to 2,257.29.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 0.1% to 19,840.71.
The NASDAQ was down 0.3% to 5,439.24.
The yield on a 10-year Treasury bond fell 0.4% to 2.57%
The price of gold rose 0.7% to $1,138.
Irvine-based Endologix Inc. in Irvine was up 6% to $7.11 and a $589 million market cap. Shares in the maker of devices to treat abdominal aortic aneurysms are recovering after a decline this week on news the CE mark for its AFX system was suspended; the company said it’s working with European Union regulators to remedy the issue.
Costa Mesa-based Pacific Mercantile Bancorp was up 4.4% to $7.10 and a $163 million market cap on moderate volume.