Market recap: Stocks slid in light trading as investors continued to worry over the ongoing debt...

|By:, SA News Editor
Market recap: Stocks slid in light trading as investors continued to worry over the ongoing debt talks. 3M's earnings report weighed on the Dow and may foreshadow further economic sluggishness. The dollar sank, helping send oil prices higher; gold notched another record high. Treasurys were bolstered by a strong auction. NYSE decliners led advancers two to one.