Market recap: Stocks rose across the board in one of the lightest volume days of the year, led...

|By:, SA News Editor
Market recap: Stocks rose across the board in one of the lightest volume days of the year, led by the basic materials and health care sectors. Advancing issues outpaced decliners on the NYSE by 1.9 to 1. Among individual stocks, the two top percentage gainers in the S&P 500 were Tenet Healthcare (THC +9.2%) and Western Digital (WDC +6.5%).