WTI crude closes above $40/bbl
The market's best levels were in the opening minutes of action, and it has drifting sideways since pulling back in the morning. Currently, the S&P 500 is up 0.9%. One last look at the S&P 500 sectors shows green across the board. The materials (+1.8%), energy (+1.7%), and industrials (+1.2%) sectors maintain their leadership positions, while the real estate sector (+0.3%) lags with a 0.3% gain. WTI crude futures settled the session higher by $0.66 (+1.7%) to $40.42/bbl.