The SkyNet StockBots stayed on the sidelines for most of the day as US stocks zigged and zagged their way to another widely diverging mixed close. The StockBots came to life following Fed Head Jerome Powell’s afternoon press conference.

Fed sees interest rates staying near zero through 2022, GDP bouncing to 5% next year

The DJIA dropped 282 points (1.0%) and the NASDAQ tacked on yet another 66 points (0.6%) to a fresh closing high.

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