U.S. share prices moved up slightly in Monday's trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained six points to close at 10,467. The S & P 500 gained one point to end at 1198 and the NASDAQ advanced four points to finish at 2076.
European share prices were down at the close. London's Financial Times index lost 19 points to end at 4980. The CAC-40 in Paris fell 16 points to finish at 4146 and the DAX index in Frankfurt retreated 13 points to hit 4497.
The price of gold is up more than three dollars, trading at 425 dollars and 85 cents an ounce in New York.
The dollar is lower against the yen and the euro in New York.