Stocks end mixed after early sell-off
NEW YORK — Stocks gave up some of their recent gains to start the week, though the selling eased toward the end of the day, leaving the major indexes mixed.
The S&P 500 slipped less than 0.1 percent June 7 after having been down 0.3 percent in the early going. The benchmark index, which is coming off two straight weekly gains, is within 0.2 percent of the all-time high it reached a month ago.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average also closed lower, while the Nasdaq notched a modest gain. Small-company stocks far outpaced the