Market recap: A dose of reality returned to the stock market thanks to liquidity issues out of...

|By:, SA News Editor
Market recap: A dose of reality returned to the stock market thanks to liquidity issues out of Europe (I, II, III), but solid December sales from automakers and evidence of strong post-holiday shopping lifted stocks to near breakeven. The dollar firmed as euro debt jitters resurfaced, and Treasurys fell for a second day. NYSE declining issues led advancers three to two.