The S&P 500 was up 0.1% to 3,170.6 in midday trading Friday.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average was flat at 28,136.3, while the Nasdaq was up 0.3% to 8,740.
The yield on a 10-year Treasury bond was off 3.6% to 1.8%.
Crude oil was up 1.2% to $59.90 a barrel.
Gold rose 0.6% to $1,481.
Shares of NextGen Healthcare Inc. (Nasdaq: NXGN) slumped 13% to $14.66, a day after the Irvine-based healthcare records services and software provider revealed plans to buy Boulder, Colo. telehealth company OTTO Health. NextGen, had a recent market value of $960 million, said it expects the deal to be finalized this month.
San Clemente infusion therapy device maker ICU Medical Inc. (Nasdaq: ICUI) was down 2.3% to $177.94, amid a general tick up for medical device makers Friday. ICU had a recent market value of $3.7 billion.