U.S. stocks closed with modest gains Monday with traders toughing it out in the wake of disappointing jobs data.
Gains were more modest Monday, but they showed investors where hanging tough, one market analyst said.
"After what happened last week, the fact that stocks are holding here indicates there's a little bit of conviction,"
"The market didn't break down, which in some ways is probably the best thing you could have hoped for," Charlop said.
On Monday, the Dow added 7.71 points or 0.05 percent to 15,801.79. The Standard & Poor's 500 added 2.82 points, 0.16 percent, to close at 1,799.84. The Nasdaq composite index gained 22.31 points, 0.54 percent, to close at 4,148.17.
The 10-year U.S. treasury was yielding 2.675 percent, up 2/32.
The euro traded at
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