Market recap: Stocks moved to two-year highs but pared early gains, as improved manufacturing...

|By:, SA News Editor
Market recap: Stocks moved to two-year highs but pared early gains, as improved manufacturing and construction data boosted hopes for the economy. BofA led financials higher after settling a dispute with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac over soured mortgage investments. The dollar also trimmed gains, with gold and crude oil finishing slightly higher. NYSE advancers led decliners three to one.