After midday, stocks traded sideways as volume already took a holiday ahead of a short session...

|By:, SA News Editor

After midday, stocks traded sideways as volume already took a holiday ahead of a short session tomorrow. The Dow squeaked into the positive and materials led sector performance. DJIA closes just over a point to the positive, +1.51 to 10,466.44; S&P 500 +0.2% (+2.57) to 1,120.59; Nasdaq +0.8% (+16.97) to 2,269.64. Crude +2.6% to $76.34. Gold +0.4% to $1,090.