U.S. stocks turned positive on Monday after data showed new single-family home sales rose in June.

The Dow Jones industrial average <.DJI> gained 18.22 points, or 0.20 percent, to 9,111.46. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index <.SPX> rose 1.76 points, or 0.18 percent, to 981.02. The Nasdaq Composite Index <.IXIC> added 2.07 points, or 0.11 percent, to 1,968.03.

(Reporting by Leah Schnurr; editing by Jeffrey Benkoe)