On a more negative note, the NASDAQ is operating in the red at 3109.96, falling 7.76 points or -0.26% at the time of writing. Finally, the S&P 500 has crept marginally lower at the opening as well, as settling at 1439.29, presently down -0.17%.
It is a sea of red across virtually all sectors as none appear quite immune to the gloom this morning. In particular, the Energy, Capital Goods, and Consumer Cyclical sectors appeared to be standout losers. In other news, the price of crude has settled below USD $90.26 today, climbing -1.22%.