NEW YORK Jan 9 Declines in energy and financial
stocks weighed on the S&P 500 on Monday and helped stall the
Dow's pursuit of the 20,000 milestone ahead of earnings season
and U.S. policy changes under Donald Trump.
Based on the latest available data, the Dow Jones Industrial
Average was down 73.89 points, or 0.37 percent, to
19,889.91, the S&P 500 lost 7.95 points, or 0.349147
percent, to 2,269.03 and the Nasdaq Composite added
10.76 points, or 0.19 percent, to 5,531.82.
(Reporting by Caroline Valetkevitch; Editing by Nick Zieminski)