Market recap: Stocks pushed to session highs, with the Dow enjoying its best day in more than...

|By:, SA News Editor
Market recap: Stocks pushed to session highs, with the Dow enjoying its best day in more than two months, as investors latched on to signs of a fiscal cliff compromise. But the holiday week likely will see lighter trading volumes and thus may offer a misleading portrayal of sentiment. Oil markets were more jittery, as crude oil jumped 2.7% on Middle East tensions. NYSE gainers beat losers nearly four to one.