A slump in several big companies weighed down the stock market Tuesday, leaving most major indexes lower.
Stocks were on fire on Monday. Bulls cheered as the major indexes gained nearly 2%. Bargain hunters were out in force, and we could see some follow-through as the week unfolds. But before you get drawn into the bullish optimism that permeated the market on Monday, consider that the S&P 500 is still 18% below its all-time high.