How the major US stock indexes fared on Monday

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Posted: Jul 23, 2012 5:39 PM
How the major US stock indexes fared on Monday

U.S. stocks fell Monday on fears the Spanish government may need a bailout. The cost of borrowing for Madrid soared to its highest since the euro was adopted in 1999. The single currency dropped to a two-year low against the dollar.

The Dow Jones industrial average fell 101.11 points, or 0.8 percent, to 12,721.46.

The Standard & Poor's 500 fell 12.14 points, or 0.9 percent, to 1,350.52.

The Nasdaq composite index fell 35.15 points, or 1.2 percent, 2,890.15.

For the year:

The Dow is up 503.90 points, or 4.12 percent.

The S&P 500 is up 92.92 points, or 7.39 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 285.00 points, or 10.94 percent.