American equity markets open virtually unchanged Thursday (Barcelona) - The US Stock market experienced a mixed opening across the board Thursday on the heels of several US CPI indicators and job reports, which were mostly positive. Beginning with the indices and composites, the NASDAQ gained +0.02% as it settles in region of 2847.71, up 0.67 points in these moments.

In addition, the S&P 500 is trading in positive territory, operating at 1355.70, rising 0.51 points or +0.04% at the time of writing. Finally, the Dow Jones has moved lower at the opening, trading in the zone of 12562.66, presently -0.07% after a descent of 8.29 points.

Sectors are all mixed at the opening, however the Consumer non-cyclical and Technology sectors have distinguished itself as the winners thus far, advancing +0.93% and +0.16% respectively. In other news, the price of crude has settled below USD $86.51 today, climbing +0.22%.