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How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Monday

October 12, 2015

U.S. stocks closed higher Monday as traders looked ahead to a busy week for corporate earnings. The subdued trading followed the best week for the market this year.

On Monday:

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 47.37 points, or 0.3 percent, to close at 17,131.86.

The Standard & Poor’s 500 index added 2.57 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,017.46.

The Nasdaq composite rose 8.17 points, or 0.2 percent, to 4,838.64.

For the year:

The Dow is down 691.21 points, or 3.8 percent.

The S&P 500 index is down 41.44 points, or 2.1 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 102.59 points, or 2.2 percent.

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