Stocks ended a choppy trading session little changed Monday, as investors awaited data on October retail sales and another round of corporate earnings this week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, 0.40% lost around 13 points, or less than 0.1%, to end near 36,087, according to preliminary figures, while the S&P 500 SPX, 0.39% shed a fraction of a point to end near 4,683. The Nasdaq Composite COMP, 0.41% gave up around 7 points, a loss of less than 01.%, to close near 15,854. Data on October retail sales due Tuesday morning are expected to show a 1.5% rise.
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