The SkyNet SellBots took control in the overnight futures trading, sending US stocks sharply lower at the open of trading on Wall Street. But it was mostly uphill from there as the SkyNet BuyBots sent stocks higher into the close. The DJIA ended higher by 45 points (0.2%) and the NASDAQ gained 103 points (0.9%). Gold and silver sold off again.

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.