Market recap: Stocks squeezed out small gains, helped by better-than-expected reports on housing...

|By:, SA News Editor
Market recap: Stocks squeezed out small gains, helped by better-than-expected reports on housing starts and existing home sales, plus the Bank of Japan's contribution to QE-insanity. Oil slipped another 3.5%, hitting a six-week low. Treasury prices rose for a third straight day. NYSE declining issues slightly outnumbered advancers.