Stock indexes are maintaining their first-hour gains and trading steadily at midday. Oil stocks...

|By:, SA News Editor

Stock indexes are maintaining their first-hour gains and trading steadily at midday. Oil stocks are boosting the DJIA, +0.9% to 8517. S&P +0.8% to 926. Nasdaq +0.6% to 1849. Crude +2.7% to $71. Gold -0.1% to $940.50.