Market recap: Stocks moved further into the red near the close, weighed by concerns about...

|By:, SA News Editor
Market recap: Stocks moved further into the red near the close, weighed by concerns about eurozone debt (I, II) and weak U.S. economic data (I, II). Defensive sectors healthcare, utilities and consumer staples led the market, with techs dropping sharply, confirming the recent "risk off" trend. Commodities continued to fall; crude slipped 2.3% to $97.37. NYSE decliners led advancers four to one.