Stocks score small gains


Stocks ended Monday’s choppy trading session mostly higher as investors weighed soft housing data against a flurry of deal news, including the takeover of Family Dollar Stores by Dollar Tree. Sales of existing homes in June fell, marking the first decline in four months. The S&P ended the day less than a point higher at 1,978.91. The Dow Jones added 22 points, or 0.1%, to 16,982.59. The Nasdaq closed 4.65 points, or 0.1%, lower at 4,444.91.

The RBR Radio Index was down 1.938, or .2%, to 880.756.

The TVBR Television Index was down 6.036, or .7%, to 899.893.

Beasley, up 4.6%
Salem, up 1.9%
CC Media, up 1.8%

Cumulus, down 3.7%
Radio One, down 2.8%
SBS, down 2.4%