NEW YORK (AP) - Stock prices climbed to a two-month high in quiet trading Monday, adding to last week's gains despite some weakness in the bond market.
The Dow Jones average of 30 industrials, down more than 10 points in the early going, was up 25.49 at 2,351.64 by the end of the day. That marked its highest close since it stood at 2,372.16 on April 8.
Volume on the New York Stock Exchange came to 136.37 million shares, against 129.11 million Friday.
Prices of long-term government bonds, which move in the opposite direction from interest rates, took a tumble in early trading, helping to depress stock prices briefly.
But as the session …