How the major stock indexes fared on Monday

AP News
Posted: Mar 12, 2012 4:45 PM
How the major stock indexes fared on Monday

Stocks were mixed on Monday. Greece secured a deal with private investors that will trim its crushing debt load, but concerns about Europe's deep-rooted economic problems are still rampant. The Dow rose for a fourth straight day, only the second time that's happened so far this year.

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 37.69 points, or 0.3 percent, to 12,959.71.

The Standard & Poor's 500 rose 0.22 points, or 0.02 percent, to 1,371.09.

The Nasdaq composite index fell 4.68 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,983.66.

For the year so far:

The Dow is up 742.15 points, or 6.1 percent.

The S&P 500 is up 113.49 points, or 9 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 378.51 points, or 14.5 percent.