The SkyNet BuyBots took control in the overnight futures session, sending US stocks sharply higher at the open of trading on Wall Street. From there, stocks zigged and zagged to close near the highs of the day. The DJIA gained 248 points (0.8%) and the NASDAQ gained 87 points (0.7%). Gold and silver held steady.

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.