Stock Market Today: Stocks Eke Out Win Ahead of Busy Week

The major indexes held on for a win Monday as investors look ahead to Apple earnings and the July jobs report.

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Stocks started the day in positive territory but lost steam as the session wore on. Following a Friday that saw markets react to an encouraging inflation update and impressive Intel (INTC) earnings, today's session was relatively quiet. 

However, it's unlikely to stay that way with key economic data and several high-profile earnings reports due out later this week.   

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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.