NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks slipped in light trading on Monday, pulling back from recent five-year highs ahead of an earnings season expected to be weak.
The Dow Jones industrial average <.DJI> dropped 26.50 points, or 0.19 percent, to end unofficially at 13,583.65. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index <.SPX> shed 5.05 points, or 0.35 percent, to finish unofficially at 1,455.88. The Nasdaq Composite Index <.IXIC> fell 23.83 points, or 0.76 percent, to close unofficially at 3,112.35.
(Reporting by Edward Krudy; Editing by Jan Paschal)
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