Stocks drop as investors mull weak economic data

Stocks (^DJI^GSPC^IXIC) are off at the midday mark, with the energy (XLE) and materials (XLB) sectors the most in the red and the consumer staples (XLP) sector still in the green. Alan Valdes, director of floor operations at Silverbearjoins us live from the New York Stock Exchange. To discuss the other big stories of the day, Alexis Christoforous is joined by Yahoo Finance’s Rick Newman, Pras Subramanian, Myles Udland and Ethan Wolff-Mann.

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