The SkyNet SellBots took control in the overnight futures session, sending US stocks sharply lower, at the open of trading on Wall Street. The SkyNet BuyBots came to the rescue at 10:15 AM EST, mounting a steady recovery leading to a mixed close. The DJIA ended higher by 37 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ slipped 13 points (0.1%). Silver lead the way higher in the precious metals sector.

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.