The Dow is down 17 points to 13,579 at the close Friday. The S&P is virtually flat, falling less than a point at 1,460.
The Nasdaq composite index is the exception. It has held onto a slight gain, rising four points to 3,180.
On the New York Stock Exchange, more than half the stocks are up. Volume is average compared to most of the year, with 4.3 billion shares trading hands on the NYSE.
KB Home is up after swinging to a quarterly profit, thanks to selling pricier homes. Darden Restaurants, parent of Olive Garden, is also up after increasing profits.