The S&P 500 was up 0.1% in midday trading to 1,881.10.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.2% to 16,013.93.
The Nasdaq was down 0.2% to 4,480.89.
The yield on a 10-year Treasury bond was up 0.3% to 2.04%.
The price of gold was down 0.3% to $1,087.
Irvine-based Multi-Fineline Electronix Inc. was up 3.5% to $14.60 and a $356 million market cap on above-average volume. The printed circuit board maker’s shares had traded by midday at a rate about 50% higher than its full-day average.
Irvine-based Boot Barn Holdings Inc. was down 4.5% to $6.90 and a $182 million market cap. JP Morgan Chase & Co. lowered the western wear retailer’s price target to $11 from $19. Share in the chain are down 45% in January and 80% from its historical high of more than $34 last summer.