Stocks ended higher in a choppy session on Monday as tech sector gains overshadowed another slump in crude oil prices. West Texas Intermediate closed the day at around six-year lows. McDonald's (MCD) is reportedly looking to sell its stake in Japan for around 100 billion yen. McDonald's currently owns around half of its Japanese business. A deal could come as soon as mid-January. Chipotle (CMG) has been linked to another outbreak of E.coli. Three new cases have been reported in Oklahoma, one in Kansas, and another in North Dakota, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday. The agency said it does not know whether the latest outbreak is related to its previous investigation into Chipotle. TheStreet's Keris Lahiff reports from Wall Street.
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