Monday, December 30, 2013 11:46 am
US stocks are little changed as 2013 winds down
The Associated Press
The Dow Jones industrial average was up six points, less than 0.1 percent, at 16,484 in midday trading Monday.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell a point, or 0.1 percent, to 1,840. The Nasdaq composite fell five points, or 0.1 percent, to 4,150.
With just two days left in 2013, the S&P 500 is on track for an annual gain of 29 percent, the biggest since 1997. With dividends included, it's up 32 percent.
Crocs jumped $2.34, or 18 percent, to $15.67 after the shoe maker said it was getting a $200 million investment from the private equity firm Blackstone.
The yield on the 10-year Treasury note slipped to 2.98 percent.