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How major US stock indexes fared Monday

How major US stock indexes fared Monday

Amazon and other big companies led stocks higher on Wall Street Monday, extending the market’s gains after a three-week winning streak.

Gains by technology and communication stocks, and companies that rely on consumer spending, outweighed losses elsewhere in the market.

Amazon jumped almost 8%. Noble Energy climbed after the company agreed to be acquired by Chevron for $5 billion.

On Monday:

The S&P 500 gained 27.11 points, or 0.8%, to 3,251.84.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 8.92 points, or less than 0.1%, to 26,680.87.

The Nasdaq composite climbed 263.90 points, or 2.5%, to 10,767.09, a record.

The Russell 2000 index of small company stocks gave up 5.36 points, or 0.4%, to 1,467.95.

For the year:

The S&P 500 is up 21.06 points, 0.7%.

The Dow is down 1,857.57 points, or 6.5%.

The Nasdaq is up 1,794.49 points, or 20%.

The Russell 2000 is down 200.51 points, or 12%.