Stocks fluctuated today after two weeks of solid gains, the Wall Street Journal reports. Data from the Commerce Department showing an 11% rise in sales of single-family homes in June boosted homebuilders. Verizon fell 2% after posting a 7% decline in earnings. The Dow ended up 15.27 at 9,108.51. The Nasdaq gained 1.93, settling at 1,967.89, and the S&P 500 added 2.92 to close at 982.18.