Stocks continue to hold on to gains, but are off a drop from session highs. Despite a fresh...

|By:, SA News Editor

Stocks continue to hold on to gains, but are off a drop from session highs. Despite a fresh bottom for consumer confidence, consumer discretionary stocks are among the leaders (XLY +2.6%). DJIA up 103 to 8587. S&P +11 to 881. Nasdaq +24 to 1534.