The S&P 500 was down 0.3% in midday trading to 2,242.09.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 0.1% to 19,791.38.

The NASDAQ was down 0.8% to 5,390.10.

The yield on a 10-year Treasury bond fell 1.3% to 2.44%.

The price of gold fell 0.4% to $1,153.


BJ’s Restaurants Inc. in Huntington Beach was down 2.4% to $39.17 and a $907 million market cap on moderate volume. BJ’s owns and operates casual-dining restaurants.