Market recap: Stocks slipped after J.P. Morgan's Q4 profit drop and investors awaited a raft of...

|By:, SA News Editor
Market recap: Stocks slipped after J.P. Morgan's Q4 profit drop and investors awaited a raft of downgrades to France and other European countries, but moved off earlier lows after deciding the S&P action wasn't exactly a big surprise. More worrisome are reports that Greek debt restructuring talks are falling apart. Declining issues led advancers on the NYSE two to one.