After spending much of the day down about 1%, stocks crumpled at the close, with energy issues...

|By:, SA News Editor

After spending much of the day down about 1%, stocks crumpled at the close, with energy issues doing poorly. DJIA -1.9% (-161.42) to 8163.45. S&P -2% (-17.70) to 881.02. Nasdaq -2.3% (-41.23) to 1746.17. Crude sliding, -2.6% to $62.42. Gold -0.1% to $923.80.