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Markets Right Now: Stocks end little changed on Wall Street

The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local):

4:00 p.m.

Stock indexes are finishing little changed on Wall Street as losses in materials and health care companies hold back gains in energy and other parts of the market.

Fertilizer maker CF Industries gave up 2.3 percent Monday, and drugmaker Celgene lost 3.3 percent.

Apple jumped 2.7 percent. Newell Brands, which makes Rubbermaid containers, soared 11.9 percent after reporting solid results and raising its forecast for the year.

The Standard & Poor’s 500 index ended up a fraction at 2,399.

The Dow Jones industrial average edged up 5 points to 21,012. The Nasdaq composite added 1 point to 6,102.

Small-company stocks fell. The Russell 2000 index lost 5 points, or 0.4 percent, to 1,391.

Bond prices fell. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note rose to 2.38 percent.

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11:45 a.m.

Stocks are edging lower in midday trading on Wall Street as the market comes off record high closes the week before.

Materials companies were falling more than the rest of the market Monday. Mining company Freeport-McMoRan slid 1.7 percent.

Newell Brands, which makes Rubbermaid containers, soared 11 percent after reporting solid results and raising its forecast for the year.

The Standard & Poor’s 500 index slipped 3 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,396.

The Dow Jones industrial average lost 15 points, or 0.1 percent, to 20,991. The Nasdaq composite edged down 11 points, or 0.2 percent, to 6,089.

Small-company stocks fared even worse. The Russell 2000 index lost 9 points, or 0.6 percent, to 1,387.

Bond prices fell. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note rose to 2.38 percent.

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9:35 a.m.

Stocks are edging lower in early trading on Wall Street as the market comes off record high closes the week before.

Materials companies were falling more than the rest of the market early Monday.

Consumer-focused stocks were doing well. Newell Brands, which makes Rubbermaid containers and other products, soared 11 percent after reporting solid first-quarter results and raising its forecast for the year.

The Standard & Poor’s 500 index slipped 1 point to 2,397.

The Dow Jones industrial average lost 23 points, or 0.1 percent, to 20,981. The Nasdaq composite edged down 6 points, or 0.1 percent, to 6,094.

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