The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):
Stocks are off to a mixed start on Wall Street keeping major indexes near the record highs they closed at a day earlier.
Technology and communications companies led the way higher early Wednesday. Autodesk rose 4.7% and Comcast rose 1.3%.
Deere slumped 4.2% and Dell lost 4.5%. Both issued weak forecasts.
The S&P 500 rose 5 points, or 0.2%, to 3,145.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 24 points, or 0.1%, to 28,098. The Nasdaq rose 22 points, or 0.3%, to 8,668.
Bond prices fell. The yield on the 10-year Treasury rose to 1.77%.