How the Dow Jones industrial average fared Monday
U.S. stock indexes ended slightly below the record levels they reached last week as investors assessed news from big corporations. Wisconsin Energy fell 4 percent and General Electric fell 1 percent after the companies said they had made acquisitions. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index fell a fraction of a point.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 9.82 points, less than 0.1 percent, to 16,937.26.
The S&P 500 index slipped 0.26 of a point, less than 0.1 percent, to close at 1,962.61.
The Nasdaq composite index added 0.64 of a point, also less than 0.1 percent, to 4,368.68.
For the year:
The Dow is up 360.60 points, or 2.2 percent.
The S&P 500 index is up 114.25 points, or 6.2 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 192.09 points, or 4.6 percent.