American equity markets open negatively on Cyber Monday (Barcelona) - The US Stock market experienced a definitely negative opening across the board Monday following the conclusion of the shortened trading week previously in the United States. As Monday kicks off Cyber Monday, retail stocks appear to be primarily in focus amidst market participants. Beginning with the indices and composites, the NASDAQ lost +0.30% as it settles in region of 2958.20, down -9.00 points in these moments.

In addition, the S&P 500 is trading in negative territory, operating at 1400.85, declining -8.20 points or -0.58% at the time of writing. Finally, the Dow Jones has moved lower at the opening as well, trading in the zone of 12927.82, presently -0.63% after a descent of -81.83 points.

Sectors are all red at the opening, however the Energy and Financial sectors have distinguished themselves as the losers thus far, contracting -0.95% and -0.88% respectively. In other news, the price of crude has settled above USD $88.04 today, moving -0.27%.