Market recap: An afternoon push sent stocks near the day's highs, powered by an upbeat FedEx...

|By:, SA News Editor
Market recap: An afternoon push sent stocks near the day's highs, powered by an upbeat FedEx forecast and word that banks would announce dividend hikes as soon as Monday. Japan's reactor crisis could last for weeks, but today's headlines seemed less dire. Oil futures rose back above $101/barrel on Middle East concerns, and copper jumped 3.5%. NYSE advancers led decliners three to two.