Stocks flickered between small gains and losses on Monday, keeping major indexes close to record levels, as investors assessed the latest data on housing. After a weak start to the year, the stock market closed out the second quarter regaining its upward momentum after a weak start to the year.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 25.24 points, or 0.1 percent, to close at 16,826.60.
The Standard & Poor’s 500 index fell 0.73 points, or 0.04 percent, to 1,960.23.
The Nasdaq composite index rose 10.25 points, or 0.2 percent, to 4,408.18.
For the quarter:
The Dow rose 368.94 points, or 2.2 percent.
The S&P 500 rose 87.89 points, or 4.7 percent.
The Nasdaq rose 293.62 points, or 5 percent.
For the year:
The Dow is up 249.94 points, or 1.5 percent.
The S&P 500 index is up 111.87 points, or 6.1 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 231.59 points, or 5.5 percent.
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