Stocks are positive overall but have spent 90 minutes slipping gradually ahead of the Fed's...

|By:, SA News Editor

Stocks are positive overall but have spent 90 minutes slipping gradually ahead of the Fed's interest rate statement, with basic materials and financials pacing gainers. At midday, the Dow +0.2% to 10,476; S&P 500 +0.5% to 1,114; Nasdaq +0.6% to 2,215. Crude +3.4%. Gold +1.2%.