Market recap: Stocks finished higher but backed off strong early gains after meeting resistance...

|By:, SA News Editor
Market recap: Stocks finished higher but backed off strong early gains after meeting resistance at S&P 1300, as weakness in financials offset better-than-expected global economic news (I, II) and a successful Spanish debt auction. Banks dropped on Citigroup's weak quarter, coming on the heels of JPMorgan's report last week. NYSE advancing issues beat decliners seven to six.