U.S. stocks opened marginally lower on Monday with the main
indexes retreating from records set last week. Investors were
cautious ahead of a busy week of events that might impact
capital markets, including a European Central Bank policy
meeting and U.K. general election on Thursday, as well as
former Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey’s
congressional testimony. The S&P 500
opened 2 points, or 0.1%, lower at 2,437. The
was down 1 point to 6,304 at the open. The Dow
Jones Industrial Average
began the session off 17 points, or 0.1%, at
21,198. Among the early gainers, shares of eBay Inc.
jumped after Credit Suisse initiated coverage of
the stock at outperform.