Market recap: Stocks meandered through an oddly quiet session despite all the wailing about the...

|By:, SA News Editor
Market recap: Stocks meandered through an oddly quiet session despite all the wailing about the global economy, with the Nasdaq inching ahead and the Dow and S&P finishing slightly in the red. Advancing issues outpaced decliners by nearly 3 to 2 on the NYSE. Meanwhile, broad-based investor concerns were reflected in the price of gold, which set an all-time high.