The SkyNet BuyBots, boosted by renewed reports of progress with US-China trade talks,   gained control in the overnight futures session, sending US stocks sharply higher at the open of trading on Wall Street. The rally continued until precisely 2:00 PM EDT (“funny” how that happens) when the SellBots stepped in and started chipping away at prices. The DJIA ended higher by 211 points (0.9%) and the NASDAQ outperformed once again, gaining 125 points (1.4%).

Stay tuned as the battle 0of the SkyNet StockBots continues.