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How the Dow Jones industrial average fared Monday

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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.

How the Dow Jones industrial average fared Monday

KDWN

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.

How the Dow Jones industrial average fared Monday

KDWN

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.