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US Indexes Close Mostly Lower Monday

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 27,691.49 on Monday with a gain of 10.25 points or 0.04%. The S&P 500 closed at 3,087.01 for a loss of 6.07 points or -0.20%. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 8,464.28 for a loss of 11.04 points or -0.13%. The VIX Volatility Index was higher at 12.69 for a gain of 0.62 points or 5.14%.

Monday's Market Movers


U.S. indexes closed mostly lower on Monday. Skepticism over tariff repeals in ongoing China trade negotiations was a top detractor. Trading was relatively lighter due to the Veterans Day holiday. There were no economic reports on the calendar. The bond markets were also closed.

Investors continued to watch third-quarter earnings, which are coming to a close over the next two weeks. The majority of earnings results in the S&P 500 have beat expectations. On Monday, Alibaba (NYSE:BABA) reported record sales from Single's Day, with the stock now up approximately 36% for the year.

In the S&P 500, the utilities and energy sectors led losses. In the Dow Jones, the following stocks led losses and gains:

  • Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA) 5.08%
  • Boeing (NYSE:BA) 4.55%
  • Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) 0.80%
  • Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) 0.44%
  • 3M (NYSE:MMM) -1.76%
  • Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) -1.74%
  • International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM) -1.56%



Small-cap stocks

In small caps, the Russell 2000 closed at 1,594.77 for a gain of 0.78 points or 0.049%. The S&P 600 closed at 985.62 for a loss of 2.94 points or -0.30%. The Dow Jones U.S. Small-Cap Growth Index closed at 10,136.65 for a loss of 21.45 points or -0.21%. The Dow Jones U.S. Small-Cap Value Index closed at 9,787.61 for a loss of 35.76 points or -0.36%.

Other notable indexes

Other notable index closes included the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index at 1,994.46 for a loss of 3.93 points or -0.20%; the S&P 100 at 1,376.64 for a loss of 2.47 points or -0.18%; the Nasdaq 100 at 8,241.91 for a loss of 13.97 points or -0.17%; the Russell 3000 at 1,808.48 for a gain of 2.16 points or 0.12%; the Russell 1000 at 1,705.21 for a gain of 2.12 points or 0.12%; the Wilshire 5000 at 31,555.86 for a loss of 54.88 points or -0.17%; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index at 739.00 for a loss of 3.65 points or -0.49%.

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