Energy shares climbed as crude oil prices hit a fresh 2016 high, contributing to a broad rally in US stocks on Monday. The Dow rose 175, the S&P advanced 20 and the Nasdaq added 58. Stocks on Tuesday essentially erased their gains from the day before after a monthly gauge of inflation showed prices increased last month at the fastest pace in three years. The Dow fell 181, the S&P dropped 19 and the Nasdaq shed 60. S. stocks finished little-changed late Wednesday following a bumpy session after minutes from the Federal Reserve’s most recent meeting indicated that “most” of its members are ready to lift rates as early as June. The Dow lost 3, the S&P was flat and the Nasdaq gained 23. The Dow fell for a third straight session and the S&P erased its gains for the year on Thursday. The Dow fell 91, the S&P lost 8 and the Nasdaq dropped 27. U.S. stocks closed higher on Friday as fears of an interest-rate hike ebbed with the S&P and the Nasdaq posting weekly gains, but the Dow extended its losing streak for a fourth week. The Dow gained 66 to 17,501, the S&P rose 12 to 2,052 and the Nasdaq added 57 to 4,770.