Beginning with the indices and composites, the NASDAQ rose +0.35% as it settles in region of 3128.31, up +10.39 points in these moments. In addition, the S&P 500 is trading in positive territory, operating at 1476.79, climbing +3.98 points or +0.27% at the time of writing. Finally, the Dow Jones has moved higher at the opening as well, trading in the zone of 13552.70, presently +0.31% after an ascent of +41.47 points.
Sectors are all green at the opening, however the Consumer Cyclical and Technology sectors have distinguished themselves as the winners thus far, jumping +0.78% and +0.44% respectively. In other news, the price of crude has settled above USD $95.35 Thursday.