Crude oil sinks, drags stocks lower

Stocks (^DJI^GSPC^IXIC) are slightly down at the midday mark, with the energy sector (XLE) leading the way down as crude oil slips under $43 per barrel and the health care sector (XLV) still strongly 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, Justine Underhill and Yahoo Finance tech critic David Pogue.

Today’s topics:

  • Amazon (AMZN) testing ‘try before you buy’ clothing service
  • Oil leading energy stocks, S&P lower
  • Health care stocks up as broader market struggles
  • Why General Motors (GM), Exxon (XOM) and BP (BP) support a carbon tax
  • Tuesday Tech Watch with David Pogue
  • Apple Watch detects Afib heart condition
  • Despite improvement, 24% of adults have no savings for emergency
  • Jaguar recruits with Gorillaz’s mixed reality app