U.S. stocks shrugged off early losses and wound up with a mixed finish Monday

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U.S. stocks shrugged off early losses and wound up with a mixed finish Monday. Household goods companies took some of the worst losses as the S&P 500 index fell for the third time in four days.

On Monday:

The S&P 500 index lost 5.91 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,773.75.

The Dow Jones industrial average slipped 103.01 points, or 0.4 percent, to 24,987.47

The Nasdaq composite added 0.65 points to 7,747.03.

The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks jumped 8.55 points, or 0.5 percent, to 1,692.46.

For the year:

The S&P 500 is up 100.26 points, or 3.7 percent.

The Dow is up 268.25 points, or 1.1 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 843.63 points, or 12.2 percent.

The Russell 2000 is up 156.95 points, or 10.2 percent.