U.S. stocks end mostly higher as banks helped buoy S&P 500 after First Citizens deal
U.S. stocks closed mostly higher Monday, as bank shares climbed after First Citizens BancShares Inc. (FCNCA) agreed to buy failed Silicon Valley Bank's deposits and loans. The Dow Jones Industrial Average finished 0.6% higher, while the S&P 500 gained 0.2% and the technology-heavy Nasdaq Composite slipped 0.5%, according to preliminary data from FactSet. Regional and big banks helped buoy the S&P 500, with
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