Market recap: Stocks posted broad gains, with the Dow surging above 12,000, on easing worries...

|By:, SA News Editor
Market recap: Stocks posted broad gains, with the Dow surging above 12,000, on easing worries over Japan, AT&T's big deal and a jump in energy stocks. Middle East events sent oil higher, as well as gold and silver. The dollar sank to fresh lows in what seems like a strong euro story more than a weak dollar one. NYSE advancers led decliners nearly four to one.