Market recap: Stocks rose modestly on earnings-related optimism and Japan’s willingness to...

|By:, SA News Editor
Market recap: Stocks rose modestly on earnings-related optimism and Japan’s willingness to buy European debt. Crude oil jumped past $91/barrel on supply concerns from the continued shutdown of the Trans Alaska pipeline. Energy stocks were higher as a result, and telecom shares were notable laggards. NYSE advancers led decliners by more than three to two.