Market recap: Stocks posted their fifth decline in seven days, weighed by a downbeat durable...

|By:, SA News Editor
Market recap: Stocks posted their fifth decline in seven days, weighed by a downbeat durable goods report and weakness in overseas markets. Materials and energy stocks topped losers as commodity prices fell sharply; Nymex crude slid 1.8% on a surge in inventories and talk of a release of strategic oil reserves. Treasurys fell slightly after a tepid auction. NYSE decliners led advancers two to one.