Stocks fell moderately on Monday, as a spike in crude oil prices helped offset steeper declines. The Standard & Poor's 500 index ended August down 6.3 percent, its worst showing since May 2012.
For the day:
The Dow fell 114.98 points, or 0.7 percent, to 16,528.03.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index lost 16.69 points, or 0.8 percent, to 1,972.18.
The Nasdaq composite fell 51.82 points, or 1.1 percent, to 4,776.51.
For the year:
The Dow is down 1,295.04 points, or 7.3 percent.
The S&P 500 index is down 86.72 points, or 4.2 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 40.45 points, or 0.9 percent.