US stocks edge higher with tech losses
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — U.S. stocks closed mostly higher on Monday, while the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite shed most of its recent gains.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 14.79 (+0.07 percent) to finish at 21,409.55.
The Nasdaq slid 18.10 (-0.29 percent) to close at 6,247.15, while the S&P 500 finished at 2,439.07, up 0.77 (+0.03 percent) from its open.
Crude oil was about 1 percent higher with prices over $43 per barrel.
Winners and Losers: Shares of Hertz Global Holdings jumped 13.5 percent on a Bloomberg report that says the car rental service will partner with Apple on its autonomous vehicle software.
SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment tumbled 3.5 percent after it was revealed Friday the Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission were investigating statements made by the company about the 2013 documentary “Blackfish.”
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