NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks wobbled and finished mostly lower Monday as the price of oil continued to nosedive thanks to the strong dollar. Energy companies took the biggest losses as U.S. crude hovered around $40 a barrel, its lowest price in almost four months, and materials companies also traded lower.
The Dow Jones industrial average gave up 27.73 points, or 0.2 percent, to 18,404.51.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index 500 shed 2.76 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,170.84.
The Nasdaq composite rose 22.06 points, or 0.4 percent, to 5,184.20
For the year:
The Dow is up 979.48 points, or 5.6 percent.
The S&P 500 is up 126.90 points, or 6.2 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 176.79 points, or 3.5 percent.