Market recap: The familiar buy-the-dip trade was back in action, and a bigger than expected...

|By:, SA News Editor
Market recap: The familiar buy-the-dip trade was back in action, and a bigger than expected rise in consumer sentiment plus a gain in leading economic indicators bolstered the view that maybe the economy isn't so bad. All key S&P sectors were in the green, led by energy and industrials. The dollar index jumped to its highest since July 2010, one of the factors behind gold's seventh straight losing session.