U.S. Stocks finally dropped marking the end of the S&P 500 Index’s longest rally since 2004. It fell 0.2 percent to 1,500. Last week the index closed above the 1,500 for the first time since December 2007 following an eight-day rally which has led commentators to note the bullish sentiment of the market.
The Dow Jones fell to 13,881.93, a drop of 0.1 percent, while The Nasdaq 100 gained 0.2 percent to 2,742.43.
Internet stocks did particularly well with Facebook Inc. stock rising 3 percent. Apple Inc. also gained 2.3 percent, after an record low since 2008. Yahoo! Inc. made a last minute jump of 4.7 percent after posting better than expected earnings..