The S&P 500 was down 0.1% in midday trading to 2,874.43.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.1% to 25,885.94.
The Nasdaq was down by 0.3% to 7,871.27.
The yield on a 10-year Treasury bond was down 0.3% to 2.40%.
The price of gold declined 0.7% to $1,276.
The price of oil was up 0.4% to $63.10 a barrel.
Specialty retailer Boot Barn Holdings Inc. (NYSE: BOOT) was up 3.4% to $28.31 with a market cap of $801 million. The Irvine-based company yesterday reported fourth quarter revenue of $192.8 million, topping the consensus of six analysts of $189.1 million.
Shares of Newport Beach-based Botox rival maker Evolus Inc. (Nasdaq: EOLS) was down 11% to $16.40 with a market cap of $446 million. The stock is now down 28% since majority owner Alphaeon Corp. in Irvine announced it would be selling about 4 million shares.