U.S. stocks remained volatile Monday as the market recovered from sharp losses in morning trading to end with modest gains. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost as much as 507 points in early trading before ending with a gain of 34.
The S&P 500 index picked up 4.64 points, or 0.2 per cent, to 2,637.72.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average edged up 34.31 points, or 0.1 per cent, to 24,423.26.
The Nasdaq composite rose 51.27 points, or 0.7 per cent, to 7,020.52.
The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks slid 4.99 per cent, or 0.3 per cent, to 1,443.09.
For the year:
The S&P 500 is down 35.89 points, or 1.3 per cent.
The Dow is down 295.96 points, or 1.2 per cent.
The Nasdaq is up 117.13 points, or 1.7 per cent.
The Russell 2000 is down 92.42 points, or 6 per cent.
The Associated Press