The S&P 500 was up 0.3% to 2,850.14 in midday trading.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.4% to 25,579.91.

The Nasdaq was down 0.1% to 7,766.04.

Crude oil fell 1.8% to $54.26 a barrel.

Gold rose 0.2% to $1530 an ounce.

The 10-Year bond yield fell 3.41% to 1.53%.

HEALTHCARE

Endologix, Inc. (Nasdaq: ELGX) in Irvine was down 6.7% to $5.98 a share and a $106 million market cap. Shares of the medical device maker have dropped 77% from their 52-week high a year ago.

MANUFACTURING

Garden Grove’s KushCo Holdings Inc. (OTC: KSHB) was down 5.3% to $3.88 a share inside a $344 million market. Shares of the supplier of cannabis-related products have fallen 14% since Aug. 8 when it announced a new auditor; the shares are half of their 52-week high reached in January.