U.S. stocks fell moderately on Monday, giving up an early gain, but still ended April higher. It was the first monthly increase for the market since January as company earnings have come in better than many expected.
The S&P 500 index fell 21.86 points, or 0.8 percent, to 2,648.05.
The Dow Jones industrial average lost 148.04 points, or 0.6 percent, to 24,163.15.
The Nasdaq composite was down 53.53 points, or 0.8 percent, to 7,066.27.
The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks declined 14.35 points, or 0.9 percent, to 1,541.88.
For the year:
The S&P 500 is down 25.56 points, or 1 percent.
The Dow is down 556.07 points, or 2.2 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 162.87 points, or 2.4 percent.
The Russell 2000 is up 6.37 points, or 0.4 percent.