Stocks remain near their lows of the day during mid-afternoon trading on Tuesday.

Housing and trucking stocks are turning in some of the worst performances of the session, with the Philadelphia Housing Index and the Dow Jones Trucking Index both down 6.2 percent.

Meanwhile, health insurance and gold stocks are some of the only advancing stocks of the session. The Morgan Stanley Healthcare Payor Index is posting a gain of 1.9 percent, while the Amex Gold Bugs Index is experiencing a 1.5 percent increase.

Currently, the Dow is down 198.24 at 7,777.61, the Nasdaq is down 43.19 at 1,563.52, and the S&P 500 is down 19.38 at 816.10.

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