U.S. stock indexes were mixed Wednesday after the Commerce Department said May was a shaky month for retailers.
Retail sales receipts in the month came in 0.2 percent lower than April with a total of $404.6 billion.
In midmorning trading, the Dow Jones industrial average lost 13.70 points, 0.11 percent, to 12,560.10.
The Nasdaq composite index added 4.05 points or 0.14 percent to 2,847.12.
The Standard and Poor's 500 shed 1.18 points or 0.09 percent to 1,323.
The benchmark 10-year treasury note rose 4/32 to yield 1.649 percent.
The euro rose to $1.2583 from Tuesday's $1.2504. Against the yen, the dollar fell to 79.38 yen from Tuesday's 79.51 yen.
In Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 index gained 0.6 percent, 51.12 points, to 8,587.84.