After a morning slide, stocks spent midday steadying their losses. DJIA -0.8% to 9040. S&P...

|By:, SA News Editor

After a morning slide, stocks spent midday steadying their losses. DJIA -0.8% to 9040. S&P -1% to 972. Nasdaq -0.7% to 1954. Crude sinks, -2.2%. Gold -1.6%.