Market recap: A mixed close looks mighty fine after a nightmarish opening that saw the Dow...

|By:, SA News Editor
Market recap: A mixed close looks mighty fine after a nightmarish opening that saw the Dow crater almost 300 points. In the end, a turnaround in the financial sector helped pull the Dow and Nasdaq nearly to breakeven, and the S&P actually eked out a gain. Still, NYSE declining issues outnumbered advancers nearly two to one, and prevailing sentiment is dominated by uncertainty.