Wall Street ends flat as health stocks dip, retailers rise

E-mini S&P 500 Index

E-mini S&P 500 Index

The futures for the Dow Jones were 15 points higher on Monday morning, while for the S&P 500 they were up more than 1.91 points and the Nasdaq futures increased by 10.25 points.

US stocks closed little changed in low volume on Monday as gains in utilities and consumer stocks offset declines in healthcare, with earnings news filtering out winners and losers across the board.

Only five of the S&P 500's 11 sectors settled in positive territory, but one of those groups was the top-weighted tech space (+0.5%), highlighted by Apple's eight session winning streak and Facebook's new all-time high.

The Dow is down 63.01 points, or 0.3 percent. The dollar index traded 0.6 percent lower at 94.56.

The blue-chip index fell 54.99 points, or 0.3%, to close at 21,574.73.

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The S&P healthcare sector was under pressure, falling 0.52 percent, after the healthcare Bill to replace Obamacare sank in the Senate, as Republicans remained divided on how to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

Losses on the Nasdaq were limited by a 12 percent jump in Netflix to a record high, following the video streaming company's robust subscriber growth.

Wall Street closed little changed on Monday as smaller firms and retailers rose while health care companies and banks declined, with earnings news filtering out winners and losers across the board.

Analysts are estimating an 8.2 percent rise in second-quarter earnings for the S&P 500 companies from a year earlier.

On the plus side, Johnson & Johnson Co (NYSE: JNJ) gained 1.8%.

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