US stocks nearly unchanged as fiscal threat looms - Article Photos 2/2

FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012, file photo, Gregg Maloney, left, and Ronnie Howard, center, both of Barclays, direct trading on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, in New York U.S. stocks eked out the tiniest of gains on Monday Nov. 12, 2012, small comfort after worries about the fiscal cliff sent the market plunging last week. (AP Photo/Henny Ray Abrams)