Stocks Finish Mixed

A drop in oil prices and positive economic news failed to entice buyers

Stocks ended mixed Monday, despite a drop in oil prices and some positive economic data. Trading volume was moderate in the first session of a shortened holiday week. The Dow Jones industrial average ended up 11.68 points, or 0.11%, to 10,661.60. The broader Standard & Poor's 500 index gained 0.46 point, or 0.04%, to 1,194.66. The Nasdaq composite index finished off 7.35 points, or 0.34%, to 2,127.85.

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