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How the Dow Jones industrial average fared Monday

June 16, 2014

U.S. stocks finished slightly higher as traders assessed a round of corporate deals and a recent spike in oil prices brought on by the conflict in Iraq. Indexes moved between small gains and losses for much of the day before eking out a slight gain for the second trading day in a row.

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 5.27 points, or 0.03 percent, to 16,781.01.

The Standard & Poor’s 500 index gained 1.62, less than 0.1 percent, to close at 1,937.78.

The Nasdaq composite index rose 10.45 points, or 0.2 percent, to 4,321.11.

For the year:

The Dow is up 204.35 points, or 1.2 percent.

The S&P 500 index is up 89.42 points, or 4.8 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 144.52 points, or 3.5 percent.

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