The S&P 500 was down 0.1% in midday trading to 2,441.57.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 0.1% to 21,794.35.
The NASDAQ was up 0.2% to 6,276.21.
The yield on a 10-year Treasury bond was down 0.2% to 2.17%.
The price of gold was up 1.2% to $1,313.
CalAmp Corp. (NASDAQ: CAMP) in Irvine was down about 1% to $18.37 and a $650 million market cap. JP Morgan initiated coverage on the Internet of Things product maker with a neutral rating and a $20 price target.
Veritone Inc. (NASDAQ: VERI) in Irvine was down 7% to $12.86 and a $192 million market cap on above-average volume. Shares are down about 12% in the last two trading sessions after rising about 50% over the previous five on positive financial media coverage.