Stocks moved off session lows as President Obama spoke about plans for small-business tax relief...

|By:, SA News Editor

Stocks moved off session lows as President Obama spoke about plans for small-business tax relief and infrastructure spending, but remain largely in the doldrums. At midday, the Dow -0.8% to 10,305; S&P 500 -0.7% to 1,096; Nasdaq -0.3% to 2,183. Crude -1.6%. Natural gas +3%. Gold -1.3%.