Market recap: Stocks edged lower in very light trading, with investors leery of taking large...

|By:, SA News Editor
Market recap: Stocks edged lower in very light trading, with investors leery of taking large positions until next year despite positive data on unemployment, manufacturing and pending home sales. The dollar fell and Treasurys slipped on the brighter economic picture, and crude oil fell on a smaller-than-expected drop in U.S. supplies. On the NYSE, decliners led advancers seven to six.