How the Dow Jones industrial average and other major indexes fared on Monday

Markets Associated Press

Major U.S. stock indexes notched small gains on Monday, with six of the 10 sectors in the Standard & Poor's 500 index closing higher.

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Investors considered the latest batch of corporate earnings, mergers, and the implications of an election victory in Greece by a party opposed to that country's bailout plan.

On Monday:

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 6.10 points, or 0.03 percent, to 17,678.70

The Standard & Poor's 500 gained 5.27 points, or 0.3 percent, to 2,057.09.

The Nasdaq composite added 13.88 points, or 0.3 percent, to 4,771.76.

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For the year:

The Dow is down 144.37 points, or 0.8 percent.

The S&P 500 index is down 1.81 points, or 0.1 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 35.71 points, or 0.8 percent.