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HP’s news, fiscal cliff weigh down stocks

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Falling oil prices, HP’s surprise news of accounting irregularities at its recently acquired Autonomy unit, and the Fed chairman’s fiscal cliff warning weighed on stocks, though the big indexes ended the day flat. On Monday, the Dow had soared as investors focused on seemingly better prospects for a deal to avoid the cliff’s tax hikes and spending cuts.

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