The SkyNet SellBots gained the upper hand in the overnight futures session, as fears over the US-China trade escalated. US stocks traded sharply lower until precisely 11:00 AM EDT when the BuyBots stepped in and slowly but steadily rallied the market into a mixed close. The DJIA fell 17 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ surged 120 points (1.3%).

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