U.S. stocks, after a broad retreat on Friday, ended trading on Monday largely unchanged.
The blue-chip Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up 14.51 points, while the broader S&P 500 and Nasdaq ended with slight decreases.
Monday's performances came amid a lull in news on the tariff war between the Beijing and Washington. China-U.S. trade talks are due to resume Thursday in Beijing.
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Apple shares ended slightly lower after the consumer tech giant on Monday reveiled a new streaming TV service, credit card and subscription news service.
Boeing's stock closed up after the planemaker said it will brief pilots and regulators this week on software and training updates for its 737 MAX aircraft.
Viacom shares also closed with increases after the company and AT&T renewed their contract to continue carriage of Viacom's services.
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In Europe, the major markets ended the day with losses. London’s FTSE lost 0.4 percent, Germany's DAX dropped 0.2 percent and France’s CAC also declined 0.2 percent.
The declines started in Asia, where China’s Shanghai Composite dropped 2 percent, The Hang Seng in Hong Kong also lost 2 percent and Japan's Nikkei skidded 3 percent.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.