Facebook shares lift communication services sector
The S&P 500 is trading at its flat line after starting the session down 0.5%. Facebook (FB 234.79, +3.39, +1.5%) has had a breakout week, up another 1.5% today to extend its weekly advance to 11.6%. The communication services sector (+0.4%), which is home to Facebook, is among the five S&P 500 sectors currently trading higher. Separately, shares of Deere (DE 140.64, -2.14, -1.5%) are trading lower today despite the company beating top and bottom-line estimates.