Bank stocks spent Tuesday recovering from Monday's slide, as investors returned in full force.

Remarks Monday by the Japanese prime minister interpreted as a threat to sell off Japan's huge cache of U.S. Treasuries stirred Wall Street fears of climbing interest rates, sending stocks plunging.

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