Stocks End Mixed

Investors focused on a big loss at Lehman Brothers, but a drop in oil prices helped major indexes stop Friday's slide

Major U.S. stock indexes ended Monday mixed after Friday's plunge, in which each of the major U.S. equity indexes fell nearly 3%. Investors' mood was helped by falling oil prices, but tempered by weakness in Lehman Brothers Holdings (LEH) shares after the investment bank announced that it would post a huge second-quarter loss and seek additional capital.

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