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The Nasdaq rose 0.4% to 14,601.83.
The yield on a 10-year Treasury bond ticked 0.325% higher to 1.539%.
Oil was down 0.7% to $74.76.
The price of gold dipped 0.9% to $1,722 an ounce.
Willdan Group Inc. (Nasdaq: WLDN) rose 7.3% to $35.38 and a $451 million market cap. Shares of the Anaheim-based engineering firm are still down 10% since early August when it reported second-quarter results that disappointed investors.
Axonics Inc. (Nasdaq: AXNX) climbed 3% to $66.80 and a $3.1 billion market cap. Shares of the Irvine-based provider of medical devices to treat bladder and bowel dysfunctions reached an all-time high of $79.81 on Sept. 7.