After an early-afternoon slump, U.S. stocks finished mostly lower Monday in a quiet day of trading. Banks fell along with bond yields as stocks fell for the third straight day.
The Standard & Poor’s 500 index gave up 4.78 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,373.47.
The Dow Jones industrial average declined 8.76 points to 20,905.86.
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The Nasdaq composite added 0.53 points to 5,901.53.
The Russell 2000 of small-company stocks shed 7.43 points, or 0.5 percent, to 1,384.10.
For the year:
The S&P 500 is up 134.64 points, or 6 percent.
The Dow is up 1,143.26 points, or 5.8 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 518.41 points, or 9.6 percent.
The Russell 2000 is up 26.97 points, or 2 percent.