U.S. stocks pared losses after posting big gains this month, with traders awaiting the latest inflation data, remarks from Federal Reserve speakers and results from giant retailers, Bloomberg reported.
The S&P 500 index and Nasdaq 100 fell by 0.21% and 0.25%, respectively, as on 11:18 a.m. New York time on Monday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose by 0.01%.
Brent crude was trading 1.03% higher at $82.27 a barrel. Gold was higher by 0.13% at $1,942.68 an ounce.