American equity markets open in the green Monday (Barcelona) - The US Stock market moved marginally higher Monday morning as 84 S&P 500 firms are lined up for Q3 reporting this week. Beginning with the indices and composites, the NASDAQ has gained +0.36% as it settles in region of 3054.94, up 10.92 points in these moments.

In addition, the S&P 500 is also trading in positive territory, operating at 1431.36, rising 2.83 points or +0.20% at the time of writing. Finally, the Dow Jones has moved higher at the opening as well, operating in the zone of 13331.69, presently up +0.02% after a climb of 2.84 points.

Sectors are mixed at the opening, however the Transportation sector has distinguished itself as the winner thus far, rising +0.43%. Conversely, the Financial and Basic Materials sectors are bringing up the rear, operating -0.71% and -0.84% respectively. In other news, the price of crude has settled below USD $91.74 today, falling -0.13%.