Market recap: Stocks faded down the stretch on light trading, as the morning's flurry of...

|By:, SA News Editor
Market recap: Stocks faded down the stretch on light trading, as the morning's flurry of M&A activity took a back seat to slow-growth and deflation fears that keep Treasury yields stuck at record lows. H-P was the biggest drag on the Dow after its bid for 3Par, and other techs also declined. NYSE decliners outnumbered advancers nearly three to one.