Bank shares were mixed on Monday, signaling to analysts that the sector had stabilized after last week's battering. The Dow industrials lost 28.64 points to close at 3,303.

"On balance the bank stocks have stabilized," said Judah Kraushaar, an analyst with Merrill Lynch & Co.

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