U.S. stocks closed slightly higher on Monday as investors weighed mixed news on the U.S economy.
For the day:
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 67.78 points, or 0.4 percent, to 17,545.18.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index climbed 10.90 points, or 0.5 percent, to 2,102.44.
The Nasdaq composite gained 43.46 points, or 0.9 percent, to 5,091.70.
For the year:
The Dow is down 277.89 points, or 1.6 percent.
The S&P 500 index is up 43.54 points, or 2.1 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 355.64 points, or 7.5 percent.