Stocks dropped for a fourth day in a row Monday as investors continued to express worry about the recent rise in bond yields. Banking stocks also dragged down the broader market. Small-company stocks fell sharply, but technology stocks fell less than the rest of the market. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note rose to 2.88 percent, the highest since July 2011.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 70.73 points, or 0.5 percent, to 15,010.74.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index dropped 9.77 points, or 0.6 percent, to 1,646.06.
The Nasdaq composite fell 13.69 points, or 0.4 percent, to 3,589.09.
For the year:
The Dow is up 1,906.60 points, or 14.6 percent.
The S&P 500 is up 219.87 points, or 15.4 percent.
The Nasdaq composite is up 569.58 points, or 18.9 percent.