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NEW YORK (
TheStreet) -- U.S. stocks finished mixed Monday as Wall Street shrugged off the outcomes of weekend elections in
France and Greece.
Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 29.74 points, or 0.23%, on Monday to 13,008.53. The
S&P 500 ticked up almost half a point to 1,369.58 and the
Nasdaq Composite rose 1.42 points, or 0.05%, to 2,957.76.
Breadth within the Dow was negative with 17 of the index's 30 components posting losses.
American Express(AXP) finished Monday flat.
The biggest percentage decliners among the blue chips were
Caterpillar(CAT - Get Report) and
Hewlett-Packard(HPQ - Get Report).
Caterpillar shares lost 1.27% to $97.19. The stock has risen 7.27% year to date.
Shares of HP fell 1.65% to $23.87; the stock is down 7.34% year to date.
The biggest gainers in the index were
Bank of America(BAC - Get Report) and
Walt Disney(DIS - Get Report).
Shares of Disney rose 2.07% to $43.82; the stock has risen 16.8% year to date.
Avengers movie enjoyed a record box office debut in North America this weekend, raking in more than $200 million.
Shares of Bank of America rose 2.84% to $7.96. The stock has increased 42.99% year to date.
Warren Buffett said at Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting on Saturday that American banks are in a different category than their European counterparts, according to
Bloomberg. Buffett reportedly added that he believes the banking system in the United States is in "fine shape."
Written by Alexandra Zendrian in New York.
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