Stocks Finish Lower

Traders weighed earnings reports and corporate news, including a Citigroup acquisition. The Nasdaq has surrendered most of its 2004 gains

Stocks finished Monday's session with small to moderate losses, as a morning rally failed to last, with weakness in the Nasdaq -- hovering just above the 2,000 level -- leading the slide. The index has given up most of its 2004 gains, and is now below the most recent low set on Feb. 4, says Standard & Poor's MarketScope.

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