Major indexes ended a wobbly day mostly lower on Wall Street as the market comes off its first weekly loss in six weeks.
The S&P 500 ended little changed and the Dow Jones Industrial Average edged barely higher. The Nasdaq fell less than 0.1%.
Trading was choppy as investors hold back ahead of earnings reports later this week from several big retailers including Home Depot and Walmart on Tuesday and Target on Wednesday.
The S&P 500 fell 0.05 points, less than 0.1%, to 4,682.80.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 12.86 points, less than 0.1%, to 36,087.45.
The Nasdaq fell 7.11 points, less than 0.1%, to 15,853.85.
The Russell 2000 index of smaller companies fell 10.84 points, or 0.4%, to 2,400.93.
For the year:
The S&P 500 is up 926.73 points, or 24.7%.
The Dow is up 5,480.97 points, or 17.9%.
The Nasdaq is up 2,965.57 points, or 23%.
The Russell 2000 is up 426.08 points, or 21.6%.