Major U.S. stock indexes kicked off the week on a soft note Monday, under pressure after data showed slowing economic growth in China, and as investors awaited a heavy slate of corporate earnings. The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.11% fell 153 points, or 0.4%, to 35,143, while the S&P 500 SPX, 0.24% was down 0.4% at 4,455 and the Nasdaq Composite COMP, 0.61% gave up 0.3% to trade at 14,853. China reported 4.9% year-over-year growth in the third quarter, a big slowdown from the 7.9% recorded in the second quarter as construction output slowed.
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