Market recap: Weakness in materials stocks held equities near the flatline, as Caterpillar's...

|By:, SA News Editor
Market recap: Weakness in materials stocks held equities near the flatline, as Caterpillar's cautious optimism was offset by a Goldman downgrade of the U.S. steel sector. Nasdaq outpaced the other indexes, helped by a rebound in Apple after last week's 13% drubbing. Yields on 10-year Treasurys pushed above 2% for the first time since April on the view the U.S. economy is improving.