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How the Dow Jones industrial average and other major indexes fared on Monday

U.S. stocks slumped on Monday as investors looked ahead to a flurry of earnings reports this week. Health care companies led the declines. It was a downbeat note after strong gains last week, capped by a record in the Nasdaq composite, 15 years after its dot-com era peak.

On Monday:

The Dow Jones industrial average fell 42.17 points, or 0.2 per cent, to close at 18,037.97.

The Standard & Poor’s 500 index fell 8.77 points, or 0.4 per cent, to 2,108.92.

The Nasdaq fell 31.84 points, or 0.6 per cent, to 5,060.25.

For the year:

The Dow is up 214.90 points, or 1.2 per cent.

The S&P 500 index is up 50.02 points, or 2.4 per cent.

The Nasdaq is up 324.19 points, or 6.9 per cent.