New York ( TheStreet) -- Financial stocks struggled to stay in the black on Monday as small cap and regional banks reported earnings.

The Financial Select Sector SPDR ( XLF) was up two cents at $16.48.

The big winner of the day was Berkshire Hathaway ( BRK.B). Shares in the company were up $2.48 to $82.93 on news that the insurer may soon begin paying a dividend.

Bank of Hawaii ( BOH) shares were up $1.11 to $48.73 after it reported a fourth-quarter net income of $40.6 million, or 84 cents a share, beating the consensus estimate of 69 cents a share among analysts polled by Thomson Reuters.

Citigroup ( C)stock was flat at $4.89 on news that the U.S. Treasury Department is taking its final step away from a $45 billion investment in the bank. The government is set to sell a bundle of warrants to purchase common stock.

The big loser of the day was JPMorgan & Chase ( JPM). The bank's shares were down 16 cents at $45.15 after the U.S. Supreme Court decided on Monday that the bank followed the law in its practice of retroactively raising interest rates on consumers before the Federal Reserve implemented a new law banning the practice.

--Written by Maria Woehr in New York.

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