Stock Market Today: Stocks Close Lower on Cyber Monday

The main indexes were choppy to start the week, though several e-commerce stocks jumped on encouraging online holiday shopping numbers.

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It was a low-key start to the week for stocks. But while today's price action was muted, there is plenty of activity occurring later this week that could spark big moves for stocks.  

The main indexes chopped between positive and negative territory throughout the session. At the close, the Nasdaq Composite was down 0.07% at 14,241, the S&P 500 was off 0.2% at 4,550, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average was 0.2% lower at 35,333.

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Karee Venema
Senior Investing Editor,

With over a decade of experience writing about the stock market, Karee Venema is the senior investing editor at She joined the publication in April 2021 after 10 years of working as an investing writer and columnist at Schaeffer's Investment Research. In her previous role, Karee focused primarily on options trading, as well as technical, fundamental and sentiment analysis.