NEW YORK ( TheStreet) - U.S. stocks finished Monday down after a worse-than-anticipated report on U.S. retail sales.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 50 points, or 0.39%, at 12,727. The index, which has lost ground in seven of the past eight sessions, is still up 4.17% so far in 2012.
Breadth within the Dow was negative with 23 of the index's 30 components posted losses.
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