What Happened in the Stock Market Today


Stocks zigzagged on relatively low volume Monday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJINDICES: ^DJI) and the S&P 500 (SNPINDEX: ^GSPC) both ended the session down, but advancing issues outnumbered declining ones on both the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq.

Data source: Yahoo! Finance.

Technology shares led the market downward, with the Technology Select Sector SPDR ETF (NYSEMKT: XLK) sinking 1.6%. Gold-related stocks continued their recent rally; the VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (NYSEMKT: GDX) rose 1.6%.

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