NEW YORK — Many financial stocks turned postive Monday — including Goldman Sachs Group Inc. — as signs the Securities and Exchange Commission was split in pursuing fraud charges against Goldman helped the sector shrug off the news.

Traders may have also been jockeying for positions ahead of Goldman's first-quarter report, expected Tuesday morning, following Friday's sharp 13% selloff.

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