US STOCKS-S&P ends near flat as Citigroup results sink banks; Nasdaq hits new high
US STOCKS-S&P ends near flat as Citigroup results sink banks; Nasdaq hits new high. NEW YORK, July 15 (Reuters) - The benchmark S&P 500 index ended little changed on Monday after oscillating between positive and negative territory throughout the session after Citigroup Inc kicked off the earnings season with a mixed quarterly report. Shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co, Goldman Sachs Group Inc and Wells Fargo & Co - all set to report results on Tuesday - declined more than 1%. As a result, financial shares fell 0.5% to weigh most heavily on the S&P 500 among its 11 major sectors. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 27.13 points, or 0.1%, to 27,359.16, the S&P 500 gained 0.53 point, or 0.02%, to 3,014.3 and the Nasdaq Composite added 14.04 points, or 0.17%, to 8,258.19.