Beginning with the indices and composites, the NASDAQ rose +0.29% as it settles in region of 3172.54, up +9.30 points in these moments. In addition, the S&P 500 is trading in positive territory, operating at 1519.30, ascending +3.05 points or +0.18% at the time of writing. Finally, the Dow Jones has moved lower at the opening, trading in the zone of 14073.69, presently -0.01% after a movement of -1.68 points.
Sectors are nearly all in the green currently, however the Basic Materials and Energy sectors have distinguished themselves as main losers thus far, falling -0.25% and -0.11% respectively. In other news, the price of crude has settled below USD $92.90/bbl Thursday.