How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Monday

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Posted: Dec 21, 2015 5:00 PM

Stocks posted moderate gains in a quiet trading day Monday, recovering part of their losses sustained late last week. Energy stocks continued to be a drag on the market, as the price of oil fell once again.

On Monday:

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 123.07 points, or 0.7 percent, to 17,251.62

The Standard & Poor's 500 index added 15.60 points, or 0.8 percent, to 2,021.15.

The Nasdaq composite rose 45.84 points, or 0.9 percent, to 4,968.92.

For the year:

The Dow is down 571.45 points, or 3.2 percent.

The S&P is down 37.75 points, or 1.8 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 232.87 points, or 4.9 percent.