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

Markets Associated Press

Stocks fell moderately on Monday, as a spike in crude oil prices helped offset steeper declines. The Standard & Poor's 500 index ended August down 6.3 percent, its worst showing since May 2012.

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For the day:

The Dow fell 114.98 points, or 0.7 percent, to 16,528.03.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index lost 16.69 points, or 0.8 percent, to 1,972.18.

The Nasdaq composite fell 51.82 points, or 1.1 percent, to 4,776.51.

For the year:

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The Dow is down 1,295.04 points, or 7.3 percent.

The S&P 500 index is down 86.72 points, or 4.2 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 40.45 points, or 0.9 percent.