The SkyNet BuyBots gained the upper hand in the overnight futures trading, sending US stocks sharply higher at the open of trading on Wall Street. From there, US stocks zigged and zagged, giving back a bit of the early gains. The DJIA advanced by 78 points (0.3%) and the NASDAQ gained 37 points (0.4%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.