It was a down day on Wall Street Monday with some notable exceptions, including a collection of newly public companies that have mostly suffered since their debuts earlier this year.

Share of Slack (WORK) - Get Report  and Fiverr (FVRR) - Get Report were each up more than 4% on Monday, while Chewy rose 3.3% and Peloton (PTON) - Get Report  climbed 2.2%.

Uber (UBER) - Get Report shares increased 2.4% after analysts at Citigroup raised their rating on the ride-sharing company to buy. 

The Renaissance IPO ETF (IPO) - Get Report  fund that tracks the performance of newly listed companies was flat on the day.

Stocks finished down Monday despite comments from White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow in a morning TV interview that Chinese negotiators have been a "little more cooperative recently." 

The Dow Jones Industrial Average, which reached a session low of 149 points, finished down 95 points, or 0.36%, to 26,478. The S&P 500 dropped 0.45%, while the Nasdaq fell 0.33%.