Dow ends 126 points lower as stocks begin week on soft note

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Stocks ended mostly lower Monday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average losing ground after briefly trading above its all-time closing high in early action. The Dow fell around 126 points, or 0.4%, to finish near 34,630, according to preliminary figures, while the S&P 500 gave up 0.1% to end near 4,227. The Dow and S&P 500 both ended Friday less than 0.1% away from record finishes recorded on May 7. The Nasdaq Composite bucked the broader market weakness, rising around 67 points, or 0.5%, to close near 13,882.

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