The SkyNet BuyBots gained the upper hand in the overnight futures session, sending US stocks sharply higher at the open of trading on Wall Street. From there, stocks zigged and zagged into the close. The DJIA ended higher by 35 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ outperformed, gaining 159 points (1.4%). Gold and silver gained a bit.

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.