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Julie Young
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US Market Indexes Mostly Lower to Start the Week

S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite lower on Monday

U.S. market indexes were mostly lower on Monday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 23,580.78 for a gain of 22.79 points or 0.10%. The S&P 500 closed at 2,601.42 for a loss of -1.00 point or -0.04%. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 6,878.52 for a loss of -10.64 points or -0.15%. The VIX Volatility Index was lower at 9.87 for a loss of -0.01 points or -0.10%.

Monday’s market movers

The Dow Jones gained on Monday while other indexes were mostly lower following losses in retail stocks.

New home sales was the only leading economic report released on Monday. New home sales increased to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 685,000.

In the Dow Jones Industrial Average, the following stocks led gains and losses:

Gains

Verizon (NYSE:VZ) 1.38%

3M (NYSE:MMM) 1.13%

Home Depot (NYSE:HD) 1.06%

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) 0.73%

Losses

Chevron (NYSE:CVX) -0.79%

Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) -0.58%

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) -0.5%

JPMorgan (NYSE:JPM) -0.40%

In the broad market, utilities and industrial stocks led gains while energy and materials stocks led losses.

Small-cap stocks

In small-caps, the Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,513.31 for a loss of -5.85 points or -0.39%. The S&P 600 Index closed at 922.18 for a loss of -5.07 points or -0.55%. The Dow Jones Small-Cap Growth TSM Index closed at 9,220.19 for a loss of -47.35 points or -0.51%. The Dow Jones Small-Cap Value TSM Index closed at 10,073.65 for a loss of -11.91 points or -0.12%.

Other notable indexes

Other notable index closes included the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index at 1,856.11 for a loss of -3.08 points or -0.17%; the S&P 100 Index at 1,147.11 for a gain of 0.13 points or 0.01%; the Russell 3000 Index at 1,542.29 for a loss of -1.46 points or -0.09%; the Russell 1000 Index at 1,442.57 for a loss of -1.02 points or -0.07%; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index at 684.28 for a gain of 1.89 points or 0.28%.

About the author:

Julie Young
Julie Young is a financial journalist with comprehensive experience in the financial services industry. She primarily writes about financial market news and economic trends. Julie holds a Master of Science degree in finance from Boston College and a Bachelor of Science degree in finance from the University of Arkansas.

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