Following last week’s massive sell-off, the SkyNet BuyBots stepped in and halted the decline with modest early gains. From there, stocks zigged and zagged to close near the highs of the day. The DJIA rebounded 115 points (0.4%) and the NASDAQ advanced 173 points (1.3%). Gold tacked on a few more bucks to a new record high of $1,960.

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.