Market recap: The leading stock indexes closed at multi-year highs on strong earnings reports...

|By:, SA News Editor
Market recap: The leading stock indexes closed at multi-year highs on strong earnings reports (I, II) and supportive comments from China that eased euro zone worries. Financials received a boost from expectations that more deals are in store after the latest bank acquisition. The dollar rose modestly, and copper futures hit a record high. NYSE advancers led decliners nearly three to one.