How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Monday

AP News
Posted: Aug 15, 2016 4:37 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks tottered higher Monday behind gains for chemical and machinery companies. Energy companies rose as the price of oil continued its recent recovery.

On Monday:

The Dow Jones industrial average gained 59.58 points or 0.3 percent, to 18,636.05.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index climbed 6.10 points, or 0.3 percent, to 2,190.15.

The Nasdaq composite picked up 29.12 points, or 0.6 percent, to 5,262.02.

For the year:

The Dow is up 1,211.02 points, or 7 percent.

The S&P 500 is up 146.21 points, or 7.2 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 254.60 points, or 5.1 percent.