Stocks Ended Mixed, Dow Weighed by Boeing

U.S. stocks ended mixed on Monday, as Boeing (BA) weighed on the Dow in the wake of plans to curb production on its troubled flagship airplane. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 83.97 points, or 0.32%, to 26,341.02. The S&P 500 added 3.03 points, or 0.10%, to 2,895.77. The Nasdaq Composite gained 15.19 points, or 0.19%, to 7,953.88.

Oil futures climbed to fresh five-month highs on Monday, with U.S. prices settling above $64 a barrel for the first time since late October, as fighting in Libya fed expectations for tighter global supplies. West Texas Intermediate crude for May delivery rose $1.32, or 2.1%, to settle at $64.40 a barrel. June Brent rose 76 cents, or 1.1%, to $71.10 a barrel.

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