U.S. stocks closed lower Monday following weak Chinese trade data and more worries about Greece's finances. Greece's new prime minister said over the weekend that he would push for a short-term loan to give the country and its creditors time to negotiate a new arrangement to replace its financial bailout program.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 95.08 points, or 0.5 percent, to 17,729.21
The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 8.73 points, or 0.4 percent, to close at 2,046.74.
The Nasdaq composite fell 18.39 points, or 0.4 percent, to 4,726.01.
For the year:
The Dow is down 93.86 points, or 0.5 percent.
The S&P 500 index is down 12.16 points, or 0.6 percent.
The Nasdaq is down 10.04 points, or 0.2 percent.