Market recap: Stocks faded after Moody's downgraded Ireland to junk, wiping out gains that had...

|By:, SA News Editor
Market recap: Stocks faded after Moody's downgraded Ireland to junk, wiping out gains that had set in on news that a few Fed officials had suggested more stimulus if economic growth falters. Tech stocks sank as downbeat outlooks from two leading chip firms pointed to weak semiconductor demand. Oil and gold posted solid gains, Treasurys held steady. NYSE losers led gainers three to two.