The S&P 500 was down 0.1% in midday trading to 2,801.10.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.3% to 26,036.85.
The Nasdaq ticked up 0.1% to 7,306.60.
The yield on a 10-year Treasury bond jumped 1% to 2.61%.
The price of gold was down 0.8% to $1,328.
Alteryx Inc. (NYSE: AYX) in Irvine was up 5.5% to $28.19 and a $1.7 billion market cap on above-average volume. The company makes data analytics software.
Boot Barn Holdings Inc. (NYSE: BOOT) was down 2.4% to $17.57 and a $468 million market cap. Shares in the retailer fell 3% yesterday after it said majority owner Freeman Spogli & Co. and management will sell 5.5 million shares. Freeman Spogli will own about 30% of the company after it sells its portion of the offering.