In addition, the S&P 500 is also entrenched in positive territory, operating at 1439.00, rising 5.62 points or +0.39% at the time of writing. Finally, the NASDAQ has crept marginally higher at the opening as well, settling in the region of 3102.21, presently up +0.27% after a climb of 8.18 points.
It is a sea of green across the board today as virtually all sectors are notching positive gains. In particular, the Energy sector has distinguished itself as the winner thus far, jumping +0.72%. In other news, the price of crude has settled below USD $91.22 today, climbing +1.38%.